Low Germany

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From its lower elevation than High Germany.

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Low Germany

  1. (dated) Northern Germany, the low-lying land of the German people in Central Europe around the North and Baltic seas.

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  • Although the term is now little used, the derived term for the speech of the area, "Low German", is still common.

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