Upper Silesia

Upper Silesia
/ʌpə saɪˈliʃə/ (say upuh suy'leeshuh)

a highly industrialised region divided between Germany and Poland after World War I, and included in Poland since World War II.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • Upper Silesia — This article is about the historical region. For the former Prussian province, see Upper Silesia Province. Coat of arms of Upper Silesia, Hugo Gerhard Ströhl (1851 1919) Upper Silesia (Polish: Górny Śląsk; Silesian: Gůrny Ślůnsk …   Wikipedia

  • Upper Silesia — (Oberschlesien)    Settled in the sixth century by Slavic tribes, the region of central Europe known as Silesia was an integral part of Poland* by the eleventh century. In the early thirteenth century, when the Polish duchy of Silesia (Slask) was …   Historical dictionary of Weimar Republik

  • Upper Silesia — northern Silesia once a Prussian provunce …   Eponyms, nicknames, and geographical games

  • Upper Silesia — a highly industrialized region divided between Germany and Poland after World War I. * * * …   Universalium

  • Upper Silesia — a highly industrialized region divided between Germany and Poland after World War I …   Useful english dictionary

  • Upper Silesia plebiscite — was a plebiscite for self determination of Upper Silesia demanded by one of the clauses of the Treaty of Versailles. The German government had declared during the negotiations in London, and indeed at an earlier period, that the possession of… …   Wikipedia

  • Upper Silesia Province — Oberschlesien Upper Silesia Province of Prussia …   Wikipedia

  • Metropolitan Association of Upper Silesia — GZM redirects here. For the Ground Zero Mosque , see Park51. Metropolitan Association of Upper Silesia Górnośląski Związek Metropolitalny Katowice Financial Center …   Wikipedia

  • Province of Upper Silesia — Infobox Former Subdivision conventional long name = Upper Silesia common name = Upper Silesia native name = Oberschlesien subdivision = Province nation = Prussia image map caption = Upper Silesia (red), within the Free State of Prussia capital =… …   Wikipedia

  • Polish Military Organization of Upper Silesia — Polish Military Organization of the Upper Silesia ( pl. Polska Organizacja Wojskowa Górnego Śląska) was a secret military organization formed in February 1919 in Upper Silesia. It was involved in the three Silesian Uprisings, although officially… …   Wikipedia

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