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Word Origin for Hercynian
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Example sentences from the Web for Hercynian
I mention this, because here was the regio Hercynia, where the Hercynian forest commenced, and from which it received its name.
The two arcs together, which were undoubtedly formed at the same period, have been named by Bertrand the Hercynian chain.
The god Thor was blessed because he had driven them, armed as he was with his famous iron mace, all across the Hercynian forest.Myths of the Rhine|X. B. Saintine
Hercynian, her-sin′i-an, adj. of or pertaining to the forest-covered mountain region of northern Germany—apart the Harz Mountains.
A poetic atmosphere from the Hercynian woods and the monuments of ancient days surrounded our lives.The Story Of My Life From Childhood To Manhood|Georg Ebers