Associations to the word «Silesia»

Wiktionary

SILESIA, proper noun. A region of central Europe, spanning parts of present-day Poland, Germany and the Czech Republic.
SILESIA, noun. Silesian textile made of flax or cotton.

Dictionary definition

SILESIA, noun. A region of central Europe rich in deposits of coal and iron ore; annexed by Prussia in 1742 but now largely in Poland.
SILESIA, noun. A sturdy twill-weave cotton fabric; used for pockets and linings.

Wise words

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