Westphalia

geographical name West·pha·lia \ west-ˈfāl-yə , -ˈfā-lē-ə \
variants: or German Westfalen play \ˌvest-ˈfä-lən\

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.

Westphalian

play \west-ˈfāl-yən, -ˈfā-lē-ən\ adjective or noun

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