Definition of Sudetenland in English:

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Sudetenland

Pronunciation: /so͞oˈdātnˌland/
An area in the northwestern part of the Czech Republic, on the border with Germany. Allocated to Czechoslovakia after World War I, it became an object of Nazi expansionist policies and was ceded to Germany as a result of the Munich Agreement of September 1938. In 1945, the area was returned to Czechoslovakia. Czech name Sudety.

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Syllabification: Su·de·ten·land

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