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(Historical Terms) the German name for the Palatinate


(pəˈlæt nˌeɪt, -ɪt)

1. the. German, Pfalz. either of two historic regions of Germany that constituted an electorate of the Holy Roman Empire: one (Lower Palatinate or Rhine Palatinate) is now part of Rhineland-Palatinate, and the other (Upper Palatinate) is now part of Bavaria.
2. a native or inhabitant of the Palatinate.
3. (l.c.) the territory under a palatine.
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Noun1.Pfalz - a territory in southwestern Germany formerly ruled by the counts palatinePfalz - a territory in southwestern Germany formerly ruled by the counts palatine
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
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Pfaltz, "Sequential operations in digital picture processing," Journal of the ACM, vol.
En la tierra de Gutenberg, Mainz y el Pfaltz aleman, se enfrentaban las Iglesias Luterana y Catolica, el imperio Espanol y las ligas de ciudades alemanas y neerlandesas, el orden feudal y el orden burgues.
The catalyst that was included for the reaction to take place was dibutylin dilaurate, 98% (DD) distributed by Pfaltz & Bauer.
Decentering: they are preferentially oriented perpendicularly to the iso-distance lines of the distance transform image d (Rosenfeld and Pfaltz, 1968), or are located partly in flat zones (i.
Louis, MO), and Pfaltz & Bauer (Waterbury, CT), respectively.
Los estandares internos l-carvona (98,4 [+ o -] 1,3%) de Pfaltz & Bauer, dl-limoneno (95,0 [+ o -] 1,5 %) y mentol (99,96 [+ o -] 0,09%) de Merck & Co.
Abbildung der vornembsten Statt und Orth, in Ober und Nieder Beyern, Der Obern Pfaltz, und andern, zum Hochloblichen Bayrischen Craisse gehorigen, Landschafften.