Low Saxon

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Low Saxon or Lower Saxon may refer to:

Geography[edit]

  • Lower Saxony, a State in the Federal Republic of Germany
  • Lower Saxony, the name for the duchy Saxe-Lauenburg between the 14th and 17th centuries
  • Lower Saxon Circle, a territory of the Holy Roman Empire, which existed from 1500 to 1806

Linguistics[edit]

  • Low German, an Ingvaeonic West Germanic language
    • West Low German, a group of Low German dialects spoken in the Netherlands, Lower Saxony and most of Schleswig-Holstein
      • Northern Low Saxon, the dialect spoken in the Northern parts of the Low Saxon language area
      • Dutch Low Saxon, a group of West Low German dialects recognized as a minority language by the European Union

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