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East Prussia

noun
1.
a former province in NE Germany: an enclave separated from Germany by the Polish Corridor; now divided between Poland and the Russian Federation. 14,283 sq. mi. (36,993 sq. km).
Capital: Königsberg.
German Ostpreussen
[awst-proi-suh n] /ˌɔstˈprɔɪ sən/ (Show IPA)
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Related forms
East Prussian, adjective, noun
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Ostpreussen

/ˈɔstprɔysən/
noun
1.
the German name for East Prussia

East Prussia

noun
1.
a former province of NE Germany on the Baltic Sea: separated in 1919 from the rest of Germany by the Polish Corridor and Danzig: in 1945 Poland received the south part, the Soviet Union the north German name Ostpreussen (ostˈprɔysən)
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