from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th 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 AD and became a principality of the Holy Roman Empire in the 11th century.
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- proper noun One of the component states of
Germanyaccording to the current administrative division of the nation.
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- noun a historical region of southern Germany
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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.
At Ohrdruf in Thuringia, Sprunger requested funds from the International Committee to raise a YMCA hall.
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 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
His residence in Thuringia was long attested by popular tradition; and he is supposed to have assembled
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.
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.
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 medieval city of Erfurt, the capital of Thuringia, and Kühnhausen, essentially a suburb of Erfurt, are starting to show their age.
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.