Also found in: Dictionary, Wikipedia.


Germany: see WestphaliaWestphalia
, Ger. Westfalen, region and former province of Prussia, W Germany. Münster was the capital of the province. After 1945 the province was incorporated into the West German state of North Rhine–Westphalia, now a state in reunified Germany.
..... Click the link for more information.
The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia™ Copyright © 2013, Columbia University Press. Licensed from Columbia University Press. All rights reserved. www.cc.columbia.edu/cu/cup/
References in periodicals archive ?
26 June 2013 - German utility E.ON SE (ETR:EOAN) is nearing a deal to sell its 63% stake in E.ON Westfalen Weser AG, Reuters said, citing the German cities of Paderborn and Herford, which are bidding for the stake.
The seven - NV Hoek Loos, AGA AB, Air Liquide BV, Air Products Netherlands, BOC Group , Messer Nederland and Westfalen - were fined a total of 25.72 million.
Under the terms of the deal, E.ON will buy back retail subsidiary E.ON WestfalenWeser Vertrieb GmbH and certain other shareholdings held by Westfalen Weser, it noted.
But the Scotland boss has been alerting his players to the Dortmund effect and knows exactly why Voller has taken this tie to the Westfalen.
He told Rangers World: "The Westfalen is a great stadium - it's a bit like Ibrox but bigger.
9 May 2013 - German utility E.ON SE (ETR:EOAN) sees the planned disposal of its interests in E.ON Westfalen Weser AG and E.ON Mitte AG more likely to happen in 2013 than next year, Reuters cited CFO Marcus Schenck as saying in a conference call with analysts.
Deisler had been expected to come in from the cold at the Westfalen Stadium after being left out of Voller's side for Saturday's 0-0 draw in Iceland.
The companies concerned are Hoek Loos (fined Euro 12.6 millions), AGA (fined Euro 4.15 million), Air Liquide (fined Euro 3.64 million), Air Products Nederland (fined Euro 2.73 million), Messer Nederland (fined Euro 1.17 million), BOC Group (fined Euro 1 million), and Westfalen Gassen Nederland (fined Euro 430,000).Although the Commission collected evidence on the existence of a cartel between 1989 to 1991, it only took into consideration the period after September 1993 for the purpose of calculating the fines, since the limitation of statutes applies for the first infringement, which ended more than five years before the investigation began.
It also unveiled plans to sell its regional divisions E.ON Westfalen Weser AG and E.ON Mitte AG by 2014 as well.
In addition, E.ON also plans to sell its regional divisions E.ON Westfalen Weser AG and E.ON Mitte AG by 2014 as well.