Definition of Preussen

1. Noun. A former kingdom in north-central Europe including present-day northern Germany and northern Poland. "In the 19th century Prussia led the economic and political unification of the German states"

Exact synonyms: Prussia
Generic synonyms: Geographic Area, Geographic Region, Geographical Area, Geographical Region
Group relationships: Deutschland, Federal Republic Of Germany, Frg, Germany, Poland, Polska, Republic Of Poland
Terms within: Brandenburg
Member holonyms: Prussian
Derivative terms: Prussian



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Preussen

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President of the United States
Presidential Directive
Presidents' Day
Presley
Presleyesque
Preslyterianism
Presocratic
Pressburg
Preston
Pretoria
Prett
Pretty Good Privacy
Pretty Polly
Preussen
Prevacid
Preveza
Prevost's squirrel
Prevost reaction
Priacanthidae
Priacanthus
Priacanthus arenatus
Priam
Price
Prichard
Pridnestrovie
Pridoli
Priestley

Literary usage of Preussen

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1. History of Friedrich II of Prussia: Called Frederick the Great by Thomas Carlyle, Henry Duff Traill (1897)
"So that between Joachim's Line and preussen there are only two intermediate heirs;—and it was a thing eminently worth looking after. Nor has it wanted that. ..."

2. History of Friedrich II of Prussia, Called Frederick the Great: Called by Thomas Carlyle (1858)
"So that, between Joachim's Line and preussen there are only two intermediate heirs ;—and it was a thing eminently worth looking after. ..."

3. History of Friedrich II of Prussia, Called Frederick the Great by Thomas Carlyle (1858)
"... in preussen. This second Wife, she of the accident at Grimnitz, was Hedwig, King Sigismund of Poland's daughter; which connexion, it is thought, ..."

4. History of Friedrich the Second, Called Frederick the Great by Thomas Carlyle (1859)
"... in preussen. This second Wife, she of the accident at Grimnitz, was Hed- wig, King Sigismund of Poland's daughter; which connection, it is thought, ..."

5. History of Prussia by Herbert Tuttle, Herbert Baxter Adams (1888)
"In preussen, Cleves, and Brandenburg, Frederic consented to gratify his subjects by ... The choice of preussen for the first act of homage was in strict ..."

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