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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.
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(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
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Lu•sa•ti•a(luˈseɪ ʃi ə, -ʃə)
a region in E Germany, between the Elbe and Oder rivers.
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