Silesia

geographical name
Si·​le·​sia | \ sī-ˈlē-zh(ē-)ə How to pronounce Silesia (audio) , 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.

Other Words from Silesia

Silesian \ sī-​ˈlē-​zh(ē-​)ən How to pronounce Silesian (audio) , sə-​ , -​sh(ē-​)ən \ adjective or noun

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