Schlesien


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Schlesien

(ˈʃleːziən)
n
(Placename) the German name for Silesia
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Noun1.Schlesien - a region of central Europe rich in deposits of coal and iron oreSchlesien - a region of central Europe rich in deposits of coal and iron ore; annexed by Prussia in 1742 but now largely in Poland
Europe - the 2nd smallest continent (actually a vast peninsula of Eurasia); the British use `Europe' to refer to all of the continent except the British Isles
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See Handbuch fur das katholische Schlesien (Munich: "Christ Unterwegs," 1951).
Dlabac: Allgemeines historisches Kunstler-Lexikon fur Bohmen und zum Theil auch fur Mahren und Schlesien, 1815).
The chapter on L'Etoile du nord repeats the work's well-known history--largely based on the diaries--and its relationship with Ein Feldlager in Schlesien as a preface to short sections on such topics as the opposition between isolation and integration in the work or the central imagery of the Northern Star.
Ein Konzentrationslager in Schlesien (Cologne, 1996), pp.