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Saarland

Saarland

English

Proper noun

Saarland

  1. One of the component states of Germany according to the current administrative division of the nation.
    • 1984, Alan S. Milward, The Reconstruction of Western Europe, 1945-51, page 390:
      This was, even more strikingly, his attitude towards French actions in the Saarland. The Saar Landtag had approved in November 1947 a constitution instituting a monetary and customs union with France [...]
    • 2005, Henk Bekker - 2005, Adventure Guide Germany, page 308:
      The most famous sight in Saarland is the Saarschleife.

Usage notes

Saarland is sometimes used with the definite article ("the Saarland").

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German

Etymology

Saar + Land,

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈzaːʁlant]

Proper noun

Saarland n (genitive Saarlands)

  1. Saarland

Usage notes

Unlike many other placenames, which are used with the definite article only in certain circumstances, Saarland usually takes the article: das Saarland.


Portuguese

Alternative forms

Proper noun

Saarland m

  1. Saarland (a state of Germany)

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