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Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Friesland (general region)  Friesland (general region)

Note: Area along the North Sea, corresponding to modern north Netherlands and northwest Germany; was homeland to Germanic Frisian tribe, conquered by Franks 8th century BCE; eastern part became Ostfriesland (Germany) and western portion went to counts of Holland in 1454, then to Burgundy.

Names:
Friesland (preferred,C,V,English-P,U,N)
Friesland (Dutch-P,U,N)
Vriesland (C,V,English,U,N)
Frisia (H,V,Latin-P,U,N)  ............ ancient
Frisian (C,V,English,U,A)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Friesland (general region)  ........  Friesland (general region) (P)

Place Types:
general region (preferred, C)
nation (H)  ............  at time of Frankish empire

Sources and Contributors:
Friesland..........  [VP Preferred]
....................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 315
Frisia..........  [VP]
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 420
Frisian..........  [VP]
.................  Oxford English Dictionary [online] (2002-) accessed 16 January 2008
Vriesland..........  [VP]
....................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 315
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 315
..................  Oxford English Dictionary [online] (2002-) accessed 16 January 2008
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 420
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)

 

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