Westphalia

[west-fey-lee-uh, -feyl-yuh]
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noun

a former province in NW Germany, now a part of North Rhine-Westphalia: treaty ending the Thirty Years' War 1648.

German Westfalen.

Related formsWest·pha·li·an, adjective, noun

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Westphalian

adjective

of or relating to the historic German region of Westphalia or its inhabitants

noun

a native or inhabitant of Westphalia

Westphalia

noun

a historic region of NW Germany, now mostly in the state of North Rhine-WestphaliaGerman name: Westfalen
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