The capital of the Czech Republic, in the northeastern part of the country, on the Vltava River; population 1,196,454 (2007)
Ham cured by a process involving salting followed by smoking; a ham of this type.
A group of linguists established in Prague in 1926 who developed distinctive-feature theory in phonology and communicative dynamism in language teaching. Leading members were Nikolai Trubetzkoy (1890–1938) and Roman Jakobson
A brief period of liberalization in Czechoslovakia, ending in August 1968, during which a program of political, economic, and cultural reform was initiated