East Prussia
geographical name region N Europe bordering on the Baltic E of Pomerania; formerly a province of Prussia; for a time (1919-39) separated from rest of Prussia by Polish Corridor; divided 1945 between Poland & Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (Russia & Lithuania)

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  • Province of East Prussia — Infobox Former Subdivision native name = Provinz Ostpreußen conventional long name = Province of East Prussia common name = Province of East Prussia subdivision = Province nation = Prussia year start = 1773 event start = Established date start =… …   Wikipedia

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