cisleithan

adjective
cis·​lei·​than | \ (ˈ)si¦slīthən \

Definition of cisleithan

: situated on this especially the western or Austrian side of the Leitha river

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History and Etymology for cisleithan

modification of German zisleithanisch, from zis- cis- + Leitha, river in eastern Austria + German -anisch (from Latin -anus -ane + German -isch -ish)

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“Cisleithan.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cisleithan. Accessed 15 Aug. 2022.

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