Silesia

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

Definition of Silesia

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

Silesian

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SILESIA Defined for English Language Learners

Silesia

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

Definition of Silesia for English Language Learners

  • : region of Europe


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