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

  • A landlocked country of central Europe. Settled by Slavic peoples c. 6th century A.D., the region was conquered by Magyars in the early 10th century and was generally under Hungarian rule until 1918, when it became part of Czechoslovakia. Slovakia became a German puppet state during World War II and was liberated by the Soviets in 1945. After the war Slovakia rejoined Czechoslovakia, where in 1948 a Communist government assumed power. After the end of Communist rule in 1989, government leaders reached an agreement to separate the country into two fully independent republics. The Republic of Slovakia came into existence on January 1, 1993. Bratislava is the capital and largest city. Population: 5,450,000.

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  • proper n. Country in Central Europe. Official name: Slovak Republic.

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

  • n. a landlocked republic in central Europe; separated from the Czech Republic in 1993

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Examples

  • Their brothers there in Slovakia are playing decent hockey.

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  • The fastest mobile connection is in Slovakia, where the connection speed by one provider peaked at 36 MB/s.

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  • The fastest mobile connection is in Slovakia where the connection speed by one provider clocked in with an average of 20 MBPS and peak at 36.

    Andy Plesser: The U.S. Lags in Mobile Connectivity Speeds

  • "First Class Andy" (a snafu during a reunion in Slovakia resulted in his flying first class and earning this nickname) was also at least partially responsible for two very important aspects of my life - my husband and my livelihood.

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  • Internationally, Prazdroj sells tank beer only in Slovakia, with six locations, and Austria, with one.

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  • I've been working on a project in Slovakia and once again I am amazed at all the languages I didn't know about.

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  • They appear to have based their position on the previously mentioned money-for-lives scenario that had stopped the deportation of Jews in Slovakia in 1942.

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  • Fourteen days after escaping Auschwitz, Vrba and Wetzler were in Slovakia telling their stories to the Jewish Council of Zilina.

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  • Based on Hillard's three sentences in English, Slovakia's Council for Broadcasting and Retransmission, decided to take action.

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  • PESCA: Yes, they - if they lose to Slovakia, which is proved to be the weakest team in their group, they might not win.

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