Definition of Prussia in English:

Prussia

Line breaks: Prus|sia
Pronunciation: /ˈprʌʃə
 
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  • A former kingdom of Germany. Originally a small country on the SE shores of the Baltic, under Frederick the Great it became a major European power covering much of modern NE Germany and Poland. After the Franco-Prussian War of 1870-1 it became the centre of Bismarck’s new German Empire, but following Germany’s defeat in the First World War the Prussian monarchy was abolished.

Derivatives

Prussian

adjective & noun
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  • Did you ever wonder why the U.S. Social Security Administration has a picture of this Prussian militarist up on their site?
  • Are we speaking of Bismarck's vote-buying democracy for his Prussian emperor?
  • In her hand, a staff with the iron cross topped by the Prussian eagle.

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