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Noun: silesia  sI'lee-zh(ee-)u or sI'lee-zee-u
  1. A sturdy twill-weave cotton fabric; used for pockets and linings
Noun: Silesia  sI'lee-zh(ee-)u or sI'lee-zee-u
  1. A region of central Europe rich in deposits of coal and iron ore; annexed by Prussia in 1742 but now largely in Poland
    - Slask, Slezsko, Schlesien

Derived forms: silesias

Type of: cloth, fabric, geographic area, geographic region, geographical area, geographical region, material, textile

Part of: Europe

Encyclopedia: Silesia, Upper