- a state in SE Germany: formerly a kingdom. 27,239 sq. mi. (70,550 sq. km). Capital: Munich.
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Examples from the Web for bavaria
Upon his liberation in 1945, the U.S. military set him up with a tailor shop in a small town in Bavaria.My Father Made Jackie’s Pink Suit
November 21, 2013
His remains were buried in a family plot in Bavaria until their exhumation Wednesday.Neo-Nazi Hero Taken From Grave
July 22, 2011
The men composing these additions were from Bavaria, Saxony, and Baden.
Charlemagne crushed the rebellious Saxon spirit and conquered Bavaria.Mountain Meditations
It is possible that Rupert of Bavaria has been allowed to talk too much.
At this season Bavaria grows green, and all is fresh and radiant.
For the bourgeoisie in Bavaria dislike Prussia as much as the communists dislike her.Erik Dorn
- a state of S Germany: a former duchy and kingdom; mainly wooded highland, with the Alps in the south. Capital: Munich. Pop: 12 155 000 (2000 est). Area: 70 531 sq km (27 232 sq miles)German name: Bayern
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Word Origin and History for bavaria
named for the Boii, ancient Celtic people who once lived there (cf. Bohemia).
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
Adolf Hitler began his rise to power in Bavaria.
The area is famous for its beer and automobiles. BMW stands for Bavarian Motor Works.
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