Sleswick-Holstein

Sleswick-Holstein, a province of North Prussia, stretching up to Denmark, between the North Sea and the Baltic; various canals cross the country, bearing to the coast the export produce—corn and cattle; the land is highly cultivated, and fishing is an important industry on the Baltic coast; Flensburg, the chief seaport, and Sleswick (15), the capital, are both situated on inlets of the Baltic; the latter lies 28 m. NW. of Kiel, consists of a single street 3½ m. long, and possesses a fine Gothic cathedral with a fine altar-piece, &c., the sections representing the history of the Passion of Christ.

Population (circa 1900) given as 1,217,000.

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

Sleipnir * Slick, Sam
Skipton
Skobeleff, Michael
Skye
Slade, Felix
Slave Coast
Slavonia
Slavs
Slawkenbergius
Sleeping Beauty
Sleipnir
Sleswick-Holstein
Slick, Sam
Sligo
Sloane, Sir Hans
Slöjd
Slop, Doctor
Slough of Despond
Slovaks
Slovenians
Sly, Christopher
Smart, Christopher