/ (saɪˈliːʃɪən) /
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of or relating to Silesia or its inhabitants
a native or inhabitant of Silesia
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Words nearby Silesian
silent service, silent treatment, silent vote, Silenus, silesia, Silesian, silex, silhouette, silica, silica gel, silica glass
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How to use Silesian in a sentence
Another miss which he had to put up with, in spite of his rights, and his good services, was that of the Silesian Duchies.History Of Friedrich II. of Prussia, Vol. III. (of XXI.)|Thomas Carlyle
In 1844, there occurred the Silesian weavers' riots, followed by the insurrection of the calico printers of Prague.Revolution and Counter-Revolution|Karl Marx
Silesian men, in great majority,—our friend the Mayor of Landshut, for example?History of Friedrich II. of Prussia, Vol. XV. (of XXI.)|Thomas Carlyle
Vehemently fought on both sides;—calculated, one may hope, to end this Silesian matter?History of Friedrich II. of Prussia, Vol. XIII. (of XXI.)|Thomas Carlyle
Australia furnishes wools of a superior character, and some of the choicest clips rival the Saxony and Silesian wools.Textiles|William H. Dooley