Definition of Lower Saxony

1. Noun. A state in northwestern Germany.

Generic synonyms: Province, State
Group relationships: Deutschland, Federal Republic Of Germany, Frg, Germany

Definition of Lower Saxony

1. Proper noun. One of the component states of Germany according to the current administrative division of the nation. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lower Saxony

Lowenberg's scala
Lowenstein-Jensen culture medium
Lowenstein-Jensen medium
Lower's ring
Lower's tubercle
Lower California
Lower Canada
Lower Carboniferous
Lower Carboniferous period
Lower Egypt
Lower Lusatian
Lower Mainland
Lower Paleolithic
Lower Peninsula
Lower Saxony (current term)
Lower Silesian
Lower Sorbian
Lower Wendish
Lowland Scots
Lowlands of Scotland
Lowsley tractor
Loxia curvirostra

Literary usage of Lower Saxony

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Cambridge Modern History by Adolphus William Ward, George Walter Prothero (1907)
"In October Wallenstein entered Lower Saxony, but there is no indication that either he or Tilly, who hitherto had held the supreme command there, ..."

2. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"Wallenstein was very successful in collecting his army and late in the autumn appeared at the scene of war in the circle of Lower Saxony. ..."

3. History of the House of Austria, from the Foundation of the Monarchy by by William Coxe (1847)
"TIIE first combination derived from this alarm arose in Lower Saxony, of which the princes and states possessed the principal portion of the ecclesiastical ..."

4. History of Europe During the Middle Ages by Henry Hallam (1899)
"... the Bavarians, the Saxons, under which name the inhabitants of Lower Saxony alone and Westphalia were included, ..."

5. The History of Modern Europe: with an Account of the Decline and Fall of the by William Russell (1837)
"Torstenson, whom we have seen commanding in Holstein, pursued into Lower Saxony count Galas, whose army there experienced a fate similar to that under Gotz ..."

6. A Typographical Gazetteer by Henry Cotton (1831)
"... Goslar, a city of Lower Saxony, in the territory of Brunswick.—1607. (TCD.) In 1614 a handsome edition of Luther's Bible in folio, with wood-cuts, ..."

7. Travels at Home and Voyages by the Fireside: For the Instruction and by Charles Lloyd (1816)
"PART I. Journey, through Lower Saxony and Westphalia, to Holland. IN this city, Lubeck, there is nothing of much curiosity to detain us longer than is ..."

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