Czech Čechy. a region in the W Czech Republic: formerly a kingdom in central Europe; under Hapsburg rule 1526–1918. 20,101 sq. mi. (52,060 sq. km).
(often lowercase) a district inhabited by persons, typically artists, writers, and intellectuals, whose way of life, dress, etc., are generally unconventional or avant-garde.
(often lowercase) the social circles where such behavior is prevalent.
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How to use Bohemia in a sentence
Rokeby is a bohemian castle and they’re the king and queen of Bohemia.Revisiting ‘The Visitors’: An oral history of Ragnar Kjartansson’s multimedia masterpiece | Sebastian Smee, Gabriel Florit, Joanne Lee | July 23, 2021 | Washington Post
The truth is that Bohemia and Buckingham Palace have never fitted together particularly well.Who Would Want To Be A Royal Princess? Not Cressida Bonas... | Tom Sykes | May 5, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
You know, Greenwich Village was the traditional Bohemia of New York.
The whole point of a Bohemia is that people congregate in a relatively well-defined area.
A few themes run throughout: druggy, decadent Bohemia, forbidden or strange sex, art, and power, and, um, cooking.
His zeal led him among foreigners as a missionary; after visiting Bohemia, he went among the Poles, by whom he was killed.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology | Joel Munsell
The majority looked as if they belonged to the higher walks of Bohemia, and quite a fourth were indubitably fashionable.Ancestors | Gertrude Atherton
Wait until you have been really initiated into intellectual Bohemia—the clever young newspaper men and budding authors.Ancestors | Gertrude Atherton
They adapt themselves to the Quarter and become a part of this big family of Bohemia easily and naturally.The Real Latin Quarter | F. Berkeley Smith
Here he stayed a fortnight, expecting daily to see from his “chambers” the gaiety of a Bohemia of which he had so often heard.The Real Latin Quarter | F. Berkeley Smith
British Dictionary definitions for Bohemia
a former kingdom of central Europe, surrounded by mountains: independent from the 9th to the 13th century; belonged to the Hapsburgs from 1526 until 1918
an area of the W Czech Republic, formerly a province of Czechoslovakia (1918–1949). From 1939 until 1945 it formed part of the German protectorate of Bohemia-Moravia: Czech name: Čechy German name: Böhmen (ˈbøːmən)
a district frequented by unconventional people, esp artists or writers
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