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Westphalian (not comparable)
- Of or pertaining to the Westphalia region or its people and culture.
- 1837, L[etitia] E[lizabeth] L[andon], “Lady Marchmont to Sir Jasper Meredith. Courtiers.”, in Ethel Churchill: Or, The Two Brides. […], volume I, London: Henry Colburn, […], →OCLC, page 259:
- Then comes the imperative necessity of eating smoked Westphalian ham for breakfast: this is on the principle that imitation is the most delicate flattery.
- Of or pertaining to Westphalian Low German.
- Of or pertaining to the Peace of Westphalia of 1648 which established a new system of political order in central Europe, based on the concept of co-existing sovereign states.
pertaining to Westphalia or its people and culure
Westphalian (plural Westphalians)
- Someone from Westphalia
- One of the major dialect groups of West Low German spoken in Westphalia.
- (geology, uncountable) A European phase of the upper Carboniferous period.
- A warmblood horse bred in the Westphalia region.
- (dialect group): Westfalish
- (person, dialect group): Eastphalian
someone from Westphalia
group of dialects spoken in Westphalia
- “Westphalian”, in The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition, Boston, Mass.: Houghton Mifflin, 2000, →ISBN.
- “Westphalian”, in Dictionary.com Unabridged, Dictionary.com, LLC, 1995–present.