Definition of Slovakia in English:

Share this entry

Slovakia

Pronunciation: /slōˈväkēə/
A country in central Europe; population 5,463,000 (est. 2009); capital, Bratislava; languages, Slovak (official) and Hungarian.

Slovakia was dominated by Hungary until it declared independence in 1918 and united with the Czech-speaking areas of Bohemia and Moravia to form Czechoslovakia. The eastern of the two constituent republics of Czechoslovakia, Slovakia became independent on the partition of that country on January 1, 1993. It joined NATO and the EU in 2004.

Words that rhyme with Slovakia

Czechoslovakia

For editors and proofreaders

Syllabification: Slo·va·ki·a

Share this entry
 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.