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A historical region of northeast Poland. Ruled by the Teutonic Knights after the 1300s and later part of East Prussia, it was assigned to Poland by the Potsdam Conference of 1945.

Ma·su′ri·an adj.
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(Placename) a region of NE Poland: until 1945 part of East Prussia: includes the Masurian Lakes, scene of Russian defeats by the Germans (1914, 1915) during World War I
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(məˈzʊər i ə)

a region in NE Poland, formerly in East Prussia, Germany.
German, Ma•su•ren (mɑˈzu rən)
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(8.) Manfred Nebelin, Ludendorff: Diktator im Ersten Weltkrieg, Munich: Siedler Verlag, 2010, 159; Stone, Russian Army, 130-4; Otto von Below, "Winterschlacht in Masuria," No Date, Nachlass Otto von Below, File N 87/58, Bundesarchiv-Militararchiv, Freiburg-im-Breisgau, Germany [hereafter cited as BA-MA N87/58]; General der Infanterie Karl Litzmann, Lebenserinnerungen, Berlin: Verlag R.
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