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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.

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  • proper n. One of the component states of Germany according to the current administrative division of the nation.

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  • n. a historical region of southern Germany

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Examples

  • I think if I could visit any time, place, or person as a way of inciting myself to write a vast history of orphans, I would sit with Sebastian one morning in Thuringia, soon after the death of his mother, but before his father's passing.

    The Boy from Thuringia

  • At Ohrdruf in Thuringia, Sprunger requested funds from the International Committee to raise a YMCA hall.

    Pursuit of an 'Unparalleled Opportunity': The American YMCA and Prisoner of War Diplomacy among the Central Power Nations during World War I

  • In the Upper Lusatia (Oberlausitz) region and in Thuringia, where blue-dyeing was also a specialty, woad cultivation was subject to cycles of activity and disuse that continued into the nineteenth century. 5 reference As in France, German dyers recommended incorporating woad into the indigo vat for a combination of practical and symbolic reasons.

    The Creation of Color in Eighteenth-Century Europe

  • The name Thuringia is given to a large part of Central Germany, bonded on the west by the Werra River, on the east by the Saale, on the north by the Harz Mountains, and on the south by the Thuringian

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 14: Simony-Tournon

  • His residence in Thuringia was long attested by popular tradition; and he is supposed to have assembled

    The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

  • In Germany there are scores of neo-Nazi groups with minimal public impact; on the other hand the neo-Nazi National Democratic Party (NDP) has already reached 5% of the votes in Thuringia.

    Pepe Escobar: Letter from Islamophobistan

  • Ulf Henniger, mayor of Gierstadt in Thuringia, which is one of thousands of municipalities facing budget freezes, said: '' It can't possibly be the case that we have been made liable for the irresponsible behaviour of other euro countries such as Greece.

    The Sydney Morning Herald News Headlines

  • Ulf Henniger, mayor of the town of Gierstädt in the state of Thuringia, which is just one of thousands of municipalities facing budget freezes, said: "It can't possibly be the case that we have been made liable for the irresponsible behaviour of other euro countries such as

    The Guardian World News

  • The medieval city of Erfurt, the capital of Thuringia, and Kühnhausen, essentially a suburb of Erfurt, are starting to show their age.

    Anybody Home?

  • ERFURT-KÜHNHAUSEN, Germany—Like thousands of small hamlets scattered across Germany, this village in the rolling countryside of Thuringia is a picture of rural tranquility.

    Anybody Home?

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