- a former province in NW Germany, now a part of North Rhine-Westphalia: treaty ending the Thirty Years' War 1648.
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It is stated, for example, to be very common among the Westphalian peasantry.Clairvoyance
Charles Webster Leadbeater
The Westphalian peasants also are noted for the power of Second Sight.Practical Psychomancy and Crystal Gazing
William Walker Atkinson
The chief meeting-place of the Westphalian consistory was Cassel.History of the Jews, Vol. V (of 6)
Since 1889 the 13th (1st Westphalian) Infantry has borne his name.
And bayoneted two officers of the Westphalian commissariat, wounding a third.The Day of Wrath
- of or relating to the historic German region of Westphalia or its inhabitants
- a native or inhabitant of Westphalia
- a historic region of NW Germany, now mostly in the state of North Rhine-WestphaliaGerman name: Westfalen
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