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Neustria

[noo-stree-uh, nyoo-]
noun
  1. the W part of the Frankish kingdom, corresponding roughly to N and NW France.
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Related formsNeus·tri·an, adjective
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Historical Examples of neustria

  • Hilperik reigned north and westward of the Loire in Neustria.

    The Story of Rouen

    Sir Theodore Andrea Cook

  • Of them all Hilperik, the King of Neustria, was the most uxorious and effeminate.

    The Story of Rouen

    Sir Theodore Andrea Cook

  • After the conquest of Neustria, Austrasia conquers Aquitaine in 760.

  • He did not rest in Neustria, for the desire was upon him to preach to the heathen.

  • He ruled Neustria, while Carloman, his brother, ruled Austrasia (741-747).

    The Rise of the Mediaeval Church

    Alexander Clarence Flick


British Dictionary definitions for neustria

Neustria

noun
  1. the western part of the kingdom of the Merovingian Franks, formed in 561 ad in what is now N France
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