Words nearby silesia
Origin of silesia
Definition for silesia (2 of 2)
OTHER WORDS FROM SilesiaSi·le·sian, adjective, noun
Examples from the Web for silesia
The small portion of that army which lay in Silesia was unprepared for hostilities.Critical and Historical Essays, Volume III (of 3)|Thomas Babington Macaulay
Frederic then turned upon the Russians, and drove them out of Silesia.
Their brethren of Silesia had aided them in this great achievement.
Frederick was free to withdraw from the war, and he was again recognised as sovereign of Silesia.The Marquis D'Argenson: A Study in Criticism|Arthur Ogle
At the same time, the Austrians gained no foothold in Silesia itself.