from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • The capital and largest city of the Czech Republic, in the western part of the country on the Vltava River. Known since the 9th century, it was a leading cultural and commercial center by the 14th century and came under Hapsburg rule in 1526. Prague was the capital of Czechoslovakia from the country's formation in 1918 until its dissolution in 1993. Population: 1,190,000.

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  • proper n. The capital city of the Czech Republic.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the capital and largest city of the Czech Republic in the western part of the country; a cultural and commercial center since the 14th century


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