Bavaria


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Ba·var·i·a

 (bə-vâr′ē-ə)
A region and former duchy of southern Germany. Long an influential constituent of the Holy Roman Empire, Bavaria became a kingdom upon the dissolution of the empire (1806), before being incorporated into the new German Empire (1871).

Bavaria

(bəˈvɛərɪə)
n
(Placename) a state of S Germany: a former duchy and kingdom; mainly wooded highland, with the Alps in the south. Capital: Munich. Pop: 12 155 000 (2000 est). Area: 70 531 sq km (27 232 sq miles). German name: Bayern

Ba•var•i•a

(bəˈvɛər i ə)

n.
a state in SE Germany. 11,921,944; 27,240 sq. mi. (70,550 sq. km). Cap.: Munich. German, Bayern.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Bavaria - a state in southern Germany famous for its beerBavaria - a state in southern Germany famous for its beer; site of an automobile factory
battle of Hohenlinden, Hohenlinden - a battle during the Napoleonic Wars (1800); the French defeated the Austrians
Deutschland, FRG, Germany, Federal Republic of Germany - a republic in central Europe; split into East Germany and West Germany after World War II and reunited in 1990
Hohenlinden - a town in Bavaria (near Munich)
Muenchen, Munich - the capital and largest city of Bavaria in southwestern Germany
Translations

Bavaria

[bəˈvɛərɪə] NBaviera f

Bavaria

[bəˈvɛəriə] nBavière f

Bavaria

nBayern nt

Bavaria

[bəˈvɛərɪə] nBaviera
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"A poste restante somewhere in Bavaria is her address.
The King of Bavaria is a poet, and has a poet's eccentricities--with the advantage over all other poets of being able to gratify them, no matter what form they may take.
The consequence was that the city was put under the ban of the empire, and the Duke of Bavaria, though director of another circle, obtained an appointment to enforce it.
Lola Montes, a dancer, became the morganatic wife of King Louis of Bavaria and was created Countess of Landsfeld.
That was, in fact,--when, after having long groped one's way up the dark spiral which perpendicularly pierces the thick wall of the belfries, one emerged, at last abruptly, upon one of the lofty platforms inundated with light and air,--that was, in fact, a fine picture which spread out, on all sides at once, before the eye; a spectacle sui generis , of which those of our readers who have had the good fortune to see a Gothic city entire, complete, homogeneous,--a few of which still remain, Nuremberg in Bavaria and Vittoria in Spain,--can readily form an idea; or even smaller specimens, provided that they are well preserved,--Vitré in Brittany, Nordhausen in Prussia.
Austria, Prussia, Bavaria, Saxony, Poland, and Italy, all speaking us fair and going along with us; it was a fine thing!
According to Minister Kvietkauskas, Lithuania, the German Land of Bavaria and its capital, Munich, are linked by close cultural relations that have been going through centuries, the common cultural heritage, and the connections of historical memory preservation.
The two will discuss the cooperation between Bulgaria and Bavaria in the areas of home affairs, security, economy and finance as well as topics on the European agenda.
His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani visited the Landtag (parliament) of Bavaria in Munich, Federal Republic of Germany, on Friday afternoon.
Lothar Winkler said that Bavaria has been paying a lot of attention to rural development for several decades.
The State of Bavaria would like to cooperate with Malaysia, share Bavarian knowledge and know-how to bring Malaysia to the next level.