Definitions

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  • noun 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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Examples

  • I live in Praha, which is undisputedly one of the most beautiful cities in the world.

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  • In one of the Metro stations in the city of Prague, called Praha by a nation fond of open-ended gutturals, there's a Bus Information Booth where you can buy tickets to interesting destinations in the Czech countryside.

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  • Maybe "Praha" is actually a gleeful bark of triumph over foreigners 'stupidity?

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  • Verne himself was not a great traveler†"apart from a week in New York and a few European excursions he never left France -- but he wrote the book at a desk facing the railway tracks at Amiens and the dreamlike promise of passing trains excited him, as it still excites strangers to the great European terminals who see expresses pull out with destinations such as" Praha "or" Brindisi "pasted to their windows.

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  • Praha? zest for life, in myself and others generic scrips and modestly priced remedies staying up to hear this played for the last time this season, in triumph! living in an amazing city asking for and obtaining what I need from VC joy

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  • Praha? zest for life, in myself and others generic scrips and modestly priced remedies staying up to hear this played for the last time this season, in triumph! living in an amazing city asking for and obtaining what I need from VC joy

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  • Oddly, we refer to Kölle and Praha by their French names, København by its German name, Genf by its Italian name, Shqipëri by its Latin name, etc., rather than the names in the language of their inhabitants, and then pronounce them as badly as we can. fletc3her says:

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  • A great American jazz group, the Louisiana Repertory Jazz Ensemble, happened to be in zlata Praha at the time, and took part in the on-rail festivities.

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  • The melody of Vltava composed by Smetana followed the Obamas in Prague (Praha).

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  • The melody of Vltava composed by Smetana followed the Obamas in Prague (Praha).

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