German name of Silesia.
the German name for Silesia
noun 1. a seaport in N Germany, on the Baltic. 2. a historic region in S Jutland: a former duchy of Denmark; annexed by Prussia 1864; the N part was returned to Denmark as the result of a plebiscite 1920. noun 1. a fishing port in N Germany, in Schleswig-Holstein state: on an inlet of […]
[shles-wig-hohl-stahyn; German shleys-vik-hawl-shtahyn] /ˈʃlɛs wɪgˈhoʊl staɪn; German ˈʃleɪs vɪkˈhɔl ʃtaɪn/ noun 1. two contiguous duchies of Denmark that were a center of international tension in the 19th century: Prussia annexed Schleswig 1864 and Holstein 1866. 2. a state of N Germany, including the former duchies of Holstein and Lauenburg and part of Schleswig. 6073 sq. […]
noun 1. Winfield Scott [win-feeld] /ˈwɪnˌfild/ (Show IPA), 1839–1911, U.S. rear admiral.
noun 1. Moritz. 1882–1936, German philosopher, working in Austria, who founded (1924) the Vienna Circle to develop the doctrine of logical positivism. His works include the General Theory of Knowledge (1918) and Problems of Ethics (1930)