Westphalia

geographical name
West·​pha·​lia | \ west-ˈfāl-yə How to pronounce Westphalia (audio) , -ˈfā-lē-ə\
variants: or German Westfalen \ ˌvest-​ˈfä-​lən How to pronounce Westfalen (audio) \

Definition of Westphalia

region of western Germany bordering on the Netherlands east of the Rhine River — see north rhine-westphalia

Note: Westphalia includes the Ruhr valley and was a province of Prussia from 1816 to 1945 with Münster as its capital.

Other Words from Westphalia

Westphalian \ west-​ˈfāl-​yən How to pronounce Westphalian (audio) , -​ˈfā-​lē-​ən \ adjective or noun

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