Definition of Czechoslovakia in English:
A former country in central Europe, now divided between the Czech Republic and Slovakia; capital, Prague. Created out of the northern part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire at the end of World War I, it was crushed by the Nazi takeover of the Sudetenland in 1938 and the rest of the country in 1939. After World War II, it fell under Soviet domination. The two parts separated on January 1, 1993.
- Example sentences
- Military records for the period after 1920 categorize Slovaks and Czechs together as Czechoslovaks.
- Since only the overall conditions are looked at, there is still a need for research into the operation of Czechoslovak railways and shipping.
- The principal Czechoslovak reformers were forcibly and secretly taken to the Soviet Union.
Pronunciation: /ˈˌCHekəˈˌslōˌvak/ /ˈˌCHekōˈˌslōˌvak/ /ˈˌCHekəˈˌslōˌväk/ /ˈˌCHekōˈˌslōˌväk/noun& adjective
Words that rhyme with CzechoslovakiaSlovakia
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