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  • proper n. A geographic region in the center of Europe, usually including the former Austro-Hungarian states, Poland, and Germany.


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  • As manufacturing industry migrated to the new, lower-cost centers in the EU, enthusiastic investors began to call Central Europe “the China next door.”

    Zero-Sum Future

  • It is almost a tragic certainty that—unlike Central Europe, which is more likely to overcome its internal problems through its earlier association with “Europe 1”—“Europe 3,” especially Russia and perhaps Ukraine as well, will be experiencing aggravated internal crises for decades to come.

    Out of Control

  • We must look to a later period (see Chapter XI.) for the foundation of other Churches of the West in Northern and Central Europe, that is to say, the SCANDINAVIAN CHURCHES, including NORWAY, SWEDEN, and DENMARK, as well as those contained in the large extent of country to which we often give the comprehensive name of Germany.

    A Key to the Knowledge of Church History (Ancient)

  • Even if Herr Naumann ceases to promote the idea of Central Europe, in reality _a new programme which would do away with the old evils and assign a new mission to Austria-Hungary is inconceivable_.

    Independent Bohemia An Account of the Czecho-Slovak Struggle for Liberty

  • Consequently, 20th-century global warming has been accompanied by reductions in both floods and droughts in much of Central Europe, which is just the opposite of what the world's climate alarmists say should be the case on both counts.

    New Content on CO2 Science

  • While most Americans refer to Central Europe including the Czech Republic, Poland, Hungary, and Croatia as "Eastern Europe," the countries deeper into the former Soviet Union are the real Eastern Europe.

    Rick Steves: Georgia: The Ultimate European Back Door

  • An extended vacation in Central Europe aka Eastern Europe.

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  • I think the term 'Central Europe' feel out of favor during the cold war, but maybe it's time for a comeback.

    Is Germany . . . ?

  • The spread of that model expanded American influence -- political as well as economic -- in places such as Central Europe and East Asia.

    U.S. Woes Open Door for China

  • GE Money spokesman Robert Rendine said the unit will continue to focus on emerging markets, such as Central Europe, where it has retail banking and consumer lending.

    GE Deals Shrink Consumer-Finance Unit


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