geographical name region E central Europe in valley of the upper Oder bordering on Sudety Mountains; formerly chiefly in Germany, now chiefly in E Czech Republic & SW Poland • Silesian adjective or noun

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  • Silesia — Si*le si*a, n. 1. A kind of linen cloth, originally made in Silesia, a province of Prussia. [1913 Webster] 2. A twilled cotton fabric, used for dress linings. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • SILESIA — Germaniae regio ampla, populosa, fertilis, diu fuit sub imperio Polonorum, sed tandem subiecta coronae Bohemicae, a tribus saeculis, accipiens nomen ab amne Schleso, vel, ut alii sentiunt, a Schleso rege. Odera fluv. perlabitur eam. Hanc igne et… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • silesia — [sī lē′shə, silē′shə; sī lē′zhə, silē′zhə] n. 1. Archaic a linen cloth made in Silesia 2. a strong, lightweight, twilled cotton cloth used for linings and pockets …   English World dictionary

  • Silesia — (lat.), Schlesien …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

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  • Silesia — Silesĭa, lat. Name für Schlesien …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

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