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A historical region of central Germany south of the Harz Mountains and crossed by the Thuringian Forest, a range of low, wooded mountains. The region fell to the Franks in the 6th century ad and became a principality of the Holy Roman Empire in the 11th century.
(Placename) a state of central Germany. Pop: 2 373 000 (2003 est). German name: Thüringen
Thu•rin•gi•a(θʊˈrɪn dʒi ə, -dʒə)
a state in central Germany. 2,517,776; 5985 sq. mi. (15,500 sq. km). Cap.: Erfurt. German, Thü•ring•en (ˈtü rɪŋ ən)
Thu•rin′gi•an, adj., n.