Czechoslovakia
geographical name country 1918-92 central Europe; a republic capital Prague area 49,371 square miles (127,871 square kilometers); divided January 1, 1993 into separate countries of Czech Republic & Slovakia • Czechoslovak adjective or nounCzechoslovakian adjective or noun

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