saxony


saxony

noun

  1. a fine, three-ply woolen yarn.
  2. a soft-finish, compact fabric, originally of high-grade merino wool from Saxony, for topcoats and overcoats.
  3. a pile carpet woven in the manner of a Wilton but with yarns of lesser quality.

noun

  1. a state in E central Germany. 6561 sq. mi. (16,990 sq. km). Capital: Dresden.
  2. a former state of the Weimar Republic in E central Germany. 5788 sq. mi. (14,990 sq. km). Capital: Dresden.
  3. a medieval division of N Germany with varying boundaries: extended at its height from the Rhine to E of the Elbe.

noun

  1. a fine 3-ply yarn used for knitting and weaving
  2. a fine woollen fabric used for coats, etc

noun

  1. a state in E Germany, formerly part of East Germany. Pop: 4 321 000 (2003 est)
  2. a former duchy and electorate in SE and central Germany, whose territory changed greatly over the centuries
  3. (in the early Middle Ages) any territory inhabited or ruled by Saxons

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