The third crown-land of Bohemia is the Duchy of silesia, with an area of 1,987 square miles.
But he pretended to retreat from Saxony, and advance to silesia.
Some eight years of the most disastrous War; and except the falling of silesia to its new place, no result gained by it.
But he did not succeed in taking it, and was forced to retreat to silesia.
silesia, then, is not considered settled, by the high contracting parties?
silesia is gone from him; by every likelihood, the game is gone.
For one hundred years Prussia had complained of the loss of silesia.
Then again, what say you to Bavaria, in lieu of the silesia lost?
But the most interesting line for us is that of Gallicia, in connexion with that of silesia.
silesia, in the way of resistance, is not in the least prepared for him.
former eastern German province, now southwestern Poland, from Latinized form of German Schliesen (Polish Slask), from the name of a river and a mountain there, from Silingi or Silingae, name of a Vandalic (Germanic) people who supposedly had a religious center at the mountain. Related: Silesian. In reference to cloth imported from there from 1670s, especially "a thin cotton cloth, commonly twilled, used for linings for women's dresses and men's garments."