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

  • Wenceslaus In German Wenzel. 1361-1419. Holy Roman emperor and king of Germany (1378-1400) and Bohemia (1378-1419). He was deposed as emperor and king by the German electors.

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  • proper n. A male given name.


Latinization of a Slavic ( Old Czech) name , from elements ve├že "greater" + slav "glory". (Wiktionary)



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