capital of Latvia

capital of Latvia
noun
a port city on the Gulf of Riga that is the capital and largest city of Latvia; formerly a member of the Hanseatic League
Syn: ↑Riga
Instance Hypernyms: ↑national capital, ↑port
Member Holonyms: ↑Hanseatic League
Part Holonyms: ↑Latvia, ↑Republic of Latvia

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