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Aus·tra·sia

 (ô-strā′zhə)
The eastern portion of the kingdom of the Franks from the sixth to the eighth century, including parts of eastern France, western Germany, and the Low Countries. It eventually became part of the Carolingian empire.

Aus·tra′sian adj. & n.

Austrasia

(ɒˈstreɪʒə; -ʃə)
n
1. (Placename) the eastern region of the kingdom of the Merovingian Franks that had its capital at Metz and lasted from 511 ad until 814 ad. It covered the area now comprising NE France, Belgium, and western Germany
2. (Historical Terms) the eastern region of the kingdom of the Merovingian Franks that had its capital at Metz and lasted from 511 ad until 814 ad. It covered the area now comprising NE France, Belgium, and western Germany

Aus•tra•sia

(ɔˈstreɪ ʒə, -ʃə)

n.
the E part of the kingdom of the Franks of the 6th–8th centuries, composed of what is now NE France, W Germany, and Belgium.
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Austrasian side streets, buildings 2 and 3 built in the years 1960 to 1970 are in the DRC.
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The barrows dated between 550 and 750, on the other hand, are located in areas within western Europe where Germanic people were politically and militarily dominant in previously Romanized lands: the Alamanns in the upper Rhine area, the Bavarians in the upper Danube area, Austrasian or Rhine Franks in the middle Rhine area, Saxons in northern Germany, Saxons and Jutes in southern England and Angles in East Anglia and the Midlands.