POMERANIA (German, Pommern), a territory of Germany and a maritime province of Prussia, bounded on the N.
The name of Pomore, or Pommern, meaning "on the sea," was given to the district by the latter of the tribes about the time of Charlemagne, and it has often changed its political and geographical significance.
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