from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A region of central Europe in eastern Germany and southwest Poland between the Elbe and Oder rivers. Settled by the Slavic Sorbs, it was colonized during the Middle Ages by Germans and changed hands frequently among Saxony, Bohemia, and Brandenburg before passing to Prussia in 1815.
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- proper n. A region in Central Europe, belonging to Germany and, to lesser extents, Poland and the Czech Republic.
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