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Thuringia

[thoo-rin-jee-uh, -juh]
noun
  1. a state in central Germany. 5985 sq. mi. (15,550 sq. km) Capital: Erfurt.
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German Thü·ring·en [ty-ring-uh n] /ˈtü rɪŋ ən/.
Related formsThu·rin·gi·an, adjective, noun
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Examples from the Web for thuringian

Historical Examples

  • A Swiss woman, however, is asserted to have produced a hare; a Thuringian, a toad.

    A World of Wonders

    Various

  • Hans enjoyed this, being used to the air and freedom of his Thuringian forest.

    Two Royal Foes

    Eva Madden

  • One day Bettina was called to assist with a wounded Thuringian.

    Two Royal Foes

    Eva Madden

  • "Then a new bridge will be built for truth," declared the little Thuringian with flashing eyes.

  • She was an excellent sample of the Thuringian widow, a species not yet extinct, but trying very hard to become so.

    Cobwebs From an Empty Skull

    Ambrose Bierce (AKA: Dod Grile)


British Dictionary definitions for thuringian

Thuringian

adjective
  1. of or relating to the German state of Thuringia or its inhabitants
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noun
  1. a native or inhabitant of Thuringia
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Thuringia

noun
  1. a state of central Germany. Pop: 2 373 000 (2003 est)German name: Thüringen (ˈtyːrɪŋən)
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