One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Relating to or characteristic of the former German province of Westphalia or its inhabitants.‘a sleepy Westphalian village’
- ‘He rode the Westphalian gelding to victory in the six-year-old category.’
- ‘I relished the roasted Brussels sprouts topped with Westphalian ham and the cauliflower enhanced with caramelized onions, capers, and chicken skin crackling.’
- ‘International borders becoming more legally defined was largely the result of the establishment of the Westphalian sovereignty system.’
A native or inhabitant of the former German province of Westphalia.‘the prince was himself a Westphalian’
- ‘If the Westphalians are able to replicate that performance and add a bit more efficiency up front, they should return with three points in the bag.’
- ‘Charles Hallé, a Westphalian who moved to Paris and came to England in 1848, founded an orchestra for the Manchester Exhibition of 1857.’
- ‘The following year a Westphalian made the first serious proposal for the strategic use of railways.’
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