historical region in NE Germany, formerly a German state and now part of the state of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania
See Mecklenburg in American Heritage Dictionary 4
A historical region of northeast Germany on the Baltic Sea. It was originally occupied c. sixth century A.D. by Slavic peoples who were then displaced by Germanic settlements. After 1621 Mecklenburg was divided into two duchies, which joined the German Confederation in 1867.