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Meaning of SILESIA

Pronunciation:  si'leezhu, si'leezhu

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a sturdy twill-weave cotton fabric; used for pockets and linings
  2. [n]  a region of central Europe rich in deposits of coal and iron ore; annexed by Prussia in 1742 but now largely in Poland
 

SILESIA is a 7 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: Schlesien, Slask, Slezsko
 
 See Also: cloth, Europe, fabric, geographic area, geographic region, geographical area, geographical region, material, textile

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Si*le"si*a\, n.
1. A kind of linen cloth, originally made in Silesia, a
   province of Prussia.

2. A twilled cotton fabric, used for dress linings.

 

 

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