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Schles•wig



Pronunciation: (shles'wig; Ger. shlās'vik), [key]
n.
1. a seaport in N Germany, on the Baltic. 30,700.
2. a historic region in S Jutland: a former duchy of Denmark; annexed by Prussia 1864; the N part was returned to Denmark as the result of a plebiscite 1920. Also,Sleswick.Danish, Slesvig.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

SchlesingerSchleswig-Holstein

 

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