Place Name ŚLĘŻA

TYPE: Mountain
USAGE: Polish

Meaning & History

Possibly named after the Germanic tribe the Silingi or from a Slavic root meaning "humid, damp". This is the name of a mountain in Silesia, Poland.
VARIANTS: Śląsk, Ślęza
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Silesia (Ancient Roman), Slezsko (Czech), Silesia (English), Silésie (French), Schlesien (German), Silesia (Spanish)
SAME SPELLING: Ślęza
Entry added May 31, 2018