SAMOGITIA

SAMOGITIA
Poloniei regni regio ad mare Balticum. De quo vide Cromerum, et Munsterum. Baudrando in Lithuania late sumpta, inter Curlandiam ad Boream, Lithuaniam propriam ad Ortum, Prussiam Ducalem ad Meridiem, et mare Balticum ad Occasum. Extenditur ad 35. leucas Germanicas ab Ortu in Occasium non aeque lata. Eius Urbes praecipuae sunt Mednichia et Rossa, seu Rosiema. Divisa fuit alias in XII. Praefecturas, quae reducuntur ad tria Gubernia praecipua.

Hofmann J. Lexicon universale. 1698.

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