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  1. a province in SE Austria: formerly a duchy. 6327 sq. mi. (16,385 sq. km). Capital: Graz.
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German Steiermark.
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Examples from the Web for styria

Historical Examples

  • She had been my mother's governess, and came with her from Styria.

    The King's Mirror

    Anthony Hope

  • Why should either Calvinists or Lutherans be tolerated in Styria?

  • He added Austria, Styria and Carniola to his dominions by conquest.

  • The Taurisci, who formed part of the former people, inhabited Styria.

  • Rohas has been identified with a range of mountains in Styria; Celli is also in Styria.

    Parzival (vol. 1 of 2)

    Wolfram von Eschenback

British Dictionary definitions for styria


  1. a mountainous state of SE Austria: rich mineral resources. Capital: Graz. Pop: 1 190 574 (2003 est). Area: 16 384 sq km (6326 sq miles)German name: Steiermark
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