Austrasia

[ aw-strey-zhuh, -shuh ]
/ ɔˈstreɪ ʒə, -ʃə /

noun

the E part of the former kingdom of the Franks, comprising parts of what is now NE France, W Germany, and Belgium. Capital: Metz.

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Austrasia
/ (ɒˈstreɪʒə, -ʃə) /

noun

the eastern region of the kingdom of the Merovingian Franks that had its capital at Metz and lasted from 511 ad until 814 ad. It covered the area now comprising NE France, Belgium, and western Germany
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