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[noo-stree-uh, nyoo-]
  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 neustrian

  • It was especially between the Neustrian and Austrasian mayors of the palace that this difference became striking.

    A Popular History of France From The Earliest Times

    Francois Pierre Guillaume Guizot

  • Issuing forth at the head of a fresh body of men, he came upon the Neustrian army by surprise.

  • Many were his wars, especially with the Neustrian or western Frankish kingdom, under its major domus, Ebroin.

British Dictionary definitions for neustrian


  1. of or relating to Neustria or its inhabitants
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  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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