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(Placename) the German name for Silesia
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|Noun||1.||Schlesien - 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