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 (lo͞o-sā′shē-ə, -shə)
A region of central Europe in eastern Germany and southwest Poland between the Elbe and Oder Rivers. Settled by the Sorbs, it was colonized during the Middle Ages by Germans and changed hands frequently among Bohemia, Saxony, and Brandenburg before passing to Prussia in 1815.

Lu·sa′tian adj. & n.


(Placename) a region of central Europe, lying between the upper reaches of the Elbe and Oder Rivers: now mostly in E Germany, extending into SW Poland; inhabited chiefly by Sorbs


(luˈseɪ ʃi ə, -ʃə)

a region in E Germany, between the Elbe and Oder rivers.
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Dans cette partie de l'Allemagne appelee le Lausitz, le loup gris d'Europe s'est adjuge un vaste territoire fait de grandes forets de pins et de lacs, au cote des cerfs et des sangliers.
The precious metal was found nearly 4,000ft down in Lausitz region where one-in-five are jobless.
AFTER his sensational debut race victory in the Volkswagen Scirocco R-Cup at EuroSpeedway Lausitz, Daniel Lloyd is eyeing success on the street circuit in Norisring on Saturday.
Abu Dhabi Britain's Paul Bonhomme won the 2010 Red Bull Air Race World Championship by taking second place behind Abu Dhabi's pilot Hannes Arch in the final race of the season at the EuroSpeedway Lausitz in Germany.
The 2 million trial run, which will continue until October 2011, in the depressed Lausitz mining region is one of several experimental attempts in the sector using algae to slash carbon dioxide output.
INDIA'S Aditya Patel came up with a spectacular drive to finish third in the PRO Class and seventh overall at the Euro Speedway after the second round of the Scirocco Cup in Lausitz, Germany.
Lausitz am Sonntag, a classified weekly, began using the system last month, just five weeks after kick-off.
The 21-year-old, who is also sponsored by Bapco and Gulf Air, may also miss the upcoming round of the German F3, which is set to take place this weekend at the Lausitz Eurospeedway in Germany.
MOTORCYCLING: Nori Haga took a win and a second to reduce the gap on World Superbike Championship leader James Toseland in Lausitz, Germany.
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France took over as favourites for the A1 GP Series after Nicolas Lapierre scored a double in yesterday's races at Lausitz, Germany.
The former two-time Cart championand ex-Williams Grand Prix driver was lucky to escape with his life after being T-boned at 200mph at the Eurospeedway in Lausitz.