Definitions

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  • noun an ancient region of northwestern Europe including the Frisian Islands

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Examples

  • Hauke's story is set, as I mentioned, on the edge of the North Sea, in Frisia, where the proper construction and maintenance of dikes is crucial not only to the safety but also to the well-being of the community: as the network of dikes expands, so does the availability of land for grazing or cultivation.

    "The reader is the ghost": The Rider on the White Horse by Theodor Storm

  • Hauke's story is set, as I mentioned, on the edge of the North Sea, in Frisia, where the proper construction and maintenance of dikes is crucial not only to the safety but also to the well-being of the community: as the network of dikes expands, so does the availability of land for grazing or cultivation.

    Deals

  • Hauke's story is set, as I mentioned, on the edge of the North Sea, in Frisia, where the proper construction and maintenance of dikes is crucial not only to the safety but also to the well-being of the community: as the network of dikes expands, so does the availability of land for grazing or cultivation.

    A Different Stripe:

  • Hauke's story is set, as I mentioned, on the edge of the North Sea, in Frisia, where the proper construction and maintenance of dikes is crucial not only to the safety but also to the well-being of the community: as the network of dikes expands, so does the availability of land for grazing or cultivation.

    Translation

  • Hauke's story is set, as I mentioned, on the edge of the North Sea, in Frisia, where the proper construction and maintenance of dikes is crucial not only to the safety but also to the well-being of the community: as the network of dikes expands, so does the availability of land for grazing or cultivation.

    From the editor

  • He felt called to become a missionary among the pagans of continental Europe, and in the year 716, he and several companions travelled to Frisia, which is modern-day Holland.

    Clerical Whispers

  • Like monkey puzzle trees (Araucaria araucana) and Robina pseudoacasia 'Frisia', it has been planted too often and too visibly in suburban front gardens to avoid being thought common.

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  • Frisia, a financial organisation, signed four top marathon-skaters to that team: Henk Angenent ( '97 winner), Piet Kleine (a national icon as well), Jan-Eise Kromkamp en René Ruitenberg.

    Denis Campbell: Watching the Ice Thicken...

  • In 810 the king of Jutland invaded Frisia and was repulsed; but shortly thereafter, if we may follow the chronicle of the Monk of St. Gall, Charlemagne, from his palace at Narbonne, was shocked to see Danish pirate vessels in the Gulf of Lyons.

    Charlemagne, King of the Franks, 28 Jan 814

  • The Normans inflicted much harm in Frisia and about the Rhine.

    De Re Militari: The Society for Medieval Military History » Disorder and Warfare according to the Annals of Xanten (844 -861)

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