[ muh-zoo r-ee-uh ]
/ məˈzʊər i ə /
a region in NE Poland, formerly in East Prussia, Germany: German defeat of Russians 1914–15.
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German Ma·su·ren [mah-zoo-ruh n] /mɑˈzu rən/.
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British Dictionary definitions for masuria
/ (məˈsjʊərɪə) /
a region of NE Poland: until 1945 part of East Prussia: includes the Masurian Lakes, scene of Russian defeats by the Germans (1914, 1915) during World War I
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