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Schleswig-Holstein

Syllabification: Schles·wig-Hol·stein
Pronunciation: /ˈhōlˌstīn, -ˌSHtīn
 
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Definition of Schleswig-Holstein in English:

A state in northwestern Germany that occupies the southern part of the Jutland peninsula; capital, Kiel. It consists of the former duchies of Schleswig and Holstein.

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