Origin of silesia
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OTHER WORDS FROM SilesiaSi·le·sian, adjective, noun
How to use silesia in a sentence
Frederick was facing the Austrians in Silesia when orders came to Tchernitchev to lead his army home.
On the 21st Frederick won the decisive battle of Burkersdorf, and a few weeks later was master of Silesia.
In order to complete the great "march" between east and west, Silesia was essential.The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte|William Milligan Sloane
A simultaneous attempt at revolution in Silesia was ruthlessly put down.A History of the Nineteenth Century, Year by Year|Edwin Emerson
To be more at freedom she concluded peace with Frederick, and ceded Silesia to him, although greatly against her will.