from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A historical region of central Germany south of the Harz Mountains and crossed by the Thuringian Forest, a range of low, wooded mountains. The region fell to the Franks in the 6th century A.D. and became a principality of the Holy Roman Empire in the 11th century.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- proper n. One of the component states of Germany according to the current administrative division of the nation.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a historical region of southern Germany
Sorry, no etymologies found.