Definition of saxony in English:

saxony

noun

  • 1[mass noun] A fine kind of wool.

    • ‘By far, my most comfortable kilt is made of saxony.’
    1. 1.1A fine-quality cloth made from saxony, chiefly used for making coats.

Origin

Mid 19th century: from Saxony.

Pronunciation:

saxony

/ˈsaks(ə)ni/

Definition of Saxony in English:

Saxony

proper noun

  • 1A large region and former kingdom of Germany, including the modern states of Saxony in the south-east, Saxony-Anhalt in the centre, and Lower Saxony in the north-west.

    German name Sachsen
    1. 1.1A state of eastern Germany, on the upper reaches of the River Elbe; capital, Dresden.

Origin

From late Latin Saxonia, from Latin Saxo, Saxon- (see Saxon).

Pronunciation:

Saxony

/ˈsaks(ə)ni/