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Saxe

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biographical name \ˈsaks\

Definition of Saxe

  1. (Hermann-) Maurice 1696–1750 Comte de Saxe Fr. gen.




Saxe

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geographical name \ˈsaks\

Definition of Saxe

  1. saxony —its French name; used in English chiefly in names of former duchies in Thuringia: Saxe–Altenburg play \-ˈäl-tən-ˌbu̇rg\ , Saxe–Coburg play \-ˈkō-ˌbərg\ , Saxe–Gotha play \-ˈgō-tə, -thə\ , Saxe–Meiningen play \-ˈmī-niŋ-ən\ , & Saxe–Weimar–Eisenach play \-ˈvī-ˌmär-ˈī-zə-ˌnäk, -ˌnäḵ\




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