HyperDic: silesia

English > 2 senses of the word Silesia / silesia:
NOUNlocationSilesia, Slask, Slezsko, Schlesiena region of central Europe rich in deposits of coal and iron ore
artifactsilesiaa sturdy twill-weave cotton fabric
Silesia / silesia > pronunciation
Soundssihliy'zah
Rhymesbonanza ... Zaragoza: 21 rhymes with zah...
English > Silesia: 2 senses > noun 1, location
MeaningA region of central Europe rich in deposits of coal and iron ore; annexed by Prussia in 1742 but now largely in Poland.
SynonymsSlask, Slezsko, Schlesien
Instance ofgeographical area, geographic area, geographical region, geographic regionA demarcated area of the Earth
Part ofEuropeThe 2nd smallest continent (actually a vast peninsula of Eurasia)
SpanishSilesia
English > silesia: 2 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA sturdy twill-weave cotton fabric; used for pockets and linings.
Broaderfabric, cloth, material, textileartifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting / crocheting natural or synthetic fibers

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