Silesia

geographical name Si·le·sia \ sī-ˈlē-zh(ē-)ə , sə- , -sh(ē-)ə \

Definition of Silesia

region of east central Europe in the valley of the upper Oder River bordering on the Sudety Mountains
Note: Formerly chiefly in Germany, Silesia is now chiefly in the eastern part of the Czech Republic and southwestern Poland.

Silesian

play \-zh(ē-)ən, -sh(ē-)ən\ adjective or noun

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