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 (lo͞o-sā′shē-ə, -shə)
A region of central Europe in eastern Germany and southwest Poland between the Elbe and Oder Rivers. Settled by the Sorbs, it was colonized during the Middle Ages by Germans and changed hands frequently among Bohemia, Saxony, and Brandenburg before passing to Prussia in 1815.

Lu·sa′tian adj. & n.


(Placename) a region of central Europe, lying between the upper reaches of the Elbe and Oder Rivers: now mostly in E Germany, extending into SW Poland; inhabited chiefly by Sorbs


(luˈseɪ ʃi ə, -ʃə)

a region in E Germany, between the Elbe and Oder rivers.
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Dans cette partie de l'Allemagne appelee le Lausitz, le loup gris d'Europe s'est adjuge un vaste territoire fait de grandes forets de pins et de lacs, au cote des cerfs et des sangliers.
But apart from the victory on his favorite circuit in the Lausitz, the spirited young Dane has been knocked back with bad luck and breakdowns.
The precious metal was found nearly 4,000ft down in Lausitz region where one-in-five are jobless.
AFTER his sensational debut race victory in the Volkswagen Scirocco R-Cup at EuroSpeedway Lausitz, Daniel Lloyd is eyeing success on the street circuit in Norisring on Saturday.
Germany's Eurospeedway Lausitz, around 130 kilometers (80 miles) south of Berlin, is hosting the Shell Eco-marathon this week where nearly 3,000 participants are putting the world's most fuel-efficient vehicles to the test.
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The 28-year-old from Oban hopes to better her recordbreaking campaign of last year when she claimed her first two points scores with seventh spot at Lausitz and Hockenheim.
Abu Dhabi Britain's Paul Bonhomme won the 2010 Red Bull Air Race World Championship by taking second place behind Abu Dhabi's pilot Hannes Arch in the final race of the season at the EuroSpeedway Lausitz in Germany.
The 2 million trial run, which will continue until October 2011, in the depressed Lausitz mining region is one of several experimental attempts in the sector using algae to slash carbon dioxide output.
INDIA'S Aditya Patel came up with a spectacular drive to finish third in the PRO Class and seventh overall at the Euro Speedway after the second round of the Scirocco Cup in Lausitz, Germany.
This environmentally sound product is part of the body of the bio-based urban hybrid concept car that competed in the Shell Eco-marathon, which took place May 7-9 at the EuroSpeedway Lausitz racetrack in Germany.
This is the first time that Pakistan has been selected to participate in the competition, which will be held in Lausitz, Germany from May 4-10, 2009.