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Westphalia

[west-fey-lee-uh, -feyl-yuh] /wɛstˈfeɪ li ə, -ˈfeɪl yə/
noun
1.
a former province in NW Germany, now a part of North Rhine-Westphalia: treaty ending the Thirty Years' War 1648.
German Westfalen.
Related forms
Westphalian, adjective, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for westphalian

Westphalia

/wɛstˈfeɪlɪə/
noun
1.
a historic region of NW Germany, now mostly in the state of North Rhine-Westphalia German name Westfalen

Westphalian

/wɛstˈfeɪlɪən/
adjective
1.
of or relating to the historic German region of Westphalia or its inhabitants
noun
2.
a native or inhabitant of Westphalia
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