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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).
(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)
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|Noun||1.||Bavaria - 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)