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ˈsæk sə niSax·ony

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Saxony, Sachsen, Saxenoun

    an area in Germany around the upper Elbe river; the original home of the Saxons


  1. Saxonynoun

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


  1. Saxony

    The Free State of Saxony is a landlocked federal state of Germany, bordering the federal states of Brandenburg, Saxony Anhalt, Thuringia, and Bavaria, as well as the countries of the Czech Republic and Poland. Its capital is Dresden. It is the tenth-largest German state in area, with an area of 18,413 square kilometres, and the sixth most populous of Germany's sixteen states, with a population of 4.3 million. Located in the middle of a former German-speaking part of Europe, the history of the state of Saxony spans more than a millennium. It has been a medieval duchy, an electorate of the Holy Roman Empire, a kingdom, and twice a republic. The area of the modern state of Saxony should not be confused with Old Saxony, the area inhabited by Saxons. Old Saxony corresponds approximately to the modern German states of Lower Saxony, Saxony-Anhalt and the Westphalian part of North Rhine-Westphalia.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Saxony

    sak′sni, n. a woollen material: flannel.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Saxony

    a kingdom of Germany, lies within the basin of the Elbe, facing on the E., between Bavaria (S.) and Prussia (N.), the mountainous frontier of Bohemia; a little less in size than Yorkshire, but very densely inhabited; spurs of the Erzgebirge, Fichtelgebirge, and Riesengebirge diversify the surface; is a flourishing mining and manufacturing country; Dresden is the capital, and other important towns are Leipzig, Chemnitz, and Freiburg; the government is vested in the king and two legislative chambers; is represented in the Reichstag and Reichsrath of the empire; by the time of the Thirty Years' War the electorate of Saxony, which in its heyday had stretched to the North Sea, and from the Rhine to the Elbe, had sadly dwindled away; it suffered much at the hands of Frederick the Great during the Seven Years' War, and in 1815, having sided with Napoleon, a portion of its territory was, by the Congress of Vienna, ceded to Prussia; was defeated along with Austria in 1866, and thus joined the North German Confederation, to be incorporated afterwards in the new German Empire.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Saxony in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Saxony in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of Saxony in a Sentence

  1. Ingo Speich:

    VW can only develop further if the conflict of interest between unions, Lower Saxony, the ruling families and independent shareholders is resolved.

  2. Juergen Stackmann:

    Decisions to convert the Emden factory (in Lower Saxony) to build electric cars, would never have happened without this Saturday meeting.

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    This has nothing to do with harassment to vaccinate, it is mainly about avoiding overloading the health system, as we see in Saxony and Thuringia.

  4. Frank Richter:

    If the Saxony government had acted earlier, we would have had the pandemic under control. But now we are a national problem, the pile of bodies in Meissen is bitter medicine against ignorance.

  5. Sport Boris Pistorius:

    I welcome the decision by the DFB to play the game after discussions with Lower Saxony security officials. There are no reasons that would force us to cancel the game, we also want to send a signal that these cowardly terrorists cannot run our lives.

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