Czech Republic
geographical name country central Europe; a constituent republic of Czechoslovakia 1918-92 capital Prague area 30,450 square miles (78,866 square kilometers), population 10,332,000

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Czech Republic — country in central Europe: formerly the W constituent republic of Czechoslovakia: 30,450 sq mi (78,864 sq km); pop. 10,324,000; cap. Prague …   English World dictionary

  • Czech Republic — a republic in central Europe: includes the regions of Bohemia, Moravia, and part of Silesia; formerly part of Czechoslovakia; independent since 1993. 10,318,958; 30,449 sq. mi. (78,864 sq. km). Cap.: Prague. * * * Czech Republic Introduction… …   Universalium

  • Czech Republic — This article is about the country in Europe. For other uses, see Czech Republic (disambiguation). Czech Republic Česká republika …   Wikipedia

  • Czech Republic — <p></p> <p></p> Introduction ::Czech Republic <p></p> Background: <p></p> At the close of World War I, the Czechs and Slovaks of the former Austro Hungarian Empire merged to form Czechoslovakia.… …   The World Factbook

  • Czech Republic — (Czechia)    Estimated Gypsy population: 200,000. The 1991 census (taken before Czechoslovakia was divided) recorded only 33,000 Romanies. The 2001 census recorded 72,000 with Romani as their mother tongue but only 11,000 declared themselves as… …   Historical dictionary of the Gypsies

  • Czech Republic — noun a landlocked republic in central Europe; separated from Slovakia in 1993 • Instance Hypernyms: ↑European country, ↑European nation • Part Holonyms: ↑Europe • Member Meronyms: ↑Czech • Part M …   Useful english dictionary

  • Czech Republic — Czech′ Repub′lic n. geg a republic in central Europe: includes the regions of Bohemia, Moravia, and part of Silesia; formerly part of Czechoslovakia; independent since 1993. 10,280,513; 30,449 sq. mi. (78,864 sq. km) Cap.: Prague …   From formal English to slang

  • Czech Republic — Czech Re|pub|lic, the a country in central Europe, between Germany, Poland, Slovakia, and Austria. Population: 10,264,000 (1994). Capital: Prague. Until 1993 it was part of Czechoslovakia. >Czech n adj …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Czech Republic — republic, CEN. Europe; 30,452 sq. mi.; pop. 10,302,215; cap. Prague …   Webster's Gazetteer

  • Czech Republic — /tʃɛk rəˈpʌblɪk/ (say chek ruh publik) noun a republic in central Europe, bordered by Germany, Poland, Slovakia, and Austria; a constituent republic of Czechoslovakia before becoming an independent nation in 1993. 79 232 km2. Language: Czech.… …   Australian English dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”