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or Czech·o-Slo·vak

[chek-uh-sloh-vak, -vahk]
  1. a member of the branch of the Slavic peoples comprising the Czechs proper, the Moravians, and the Slovaks.
  2. a native or inhabitant of the former Czechoslovakia.
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  1. of or relating to to the former Czechoslovakia, its people, or their language.
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Examples from the Web for czechoslovak

Historical Examples

  • The cost of construction shall be borne by the Czechoslovak State.

    Harper's Pictorial Library of the World War, Volume XII


  • Then he must go round to the Czecho-Slovak office for a Czechoslovak visa.

    The Salvaging Of Civilisation

    H. G. (Herbert George) Wells

  • It is intended as a companion volume to my earlier collection, Czechoslovak Fairy Tales.

    The Shoemaker's Apron

    Parker Fillmore

  • Czechoslovaks who are habitually resident in Germany will have a similar right to opt for Czechoslovak nationality.

  • This rendering of some of the old Czechoslovak tales is not offered as a literal translation or a scholarly translation.

British Dictionary definitions for czechoslovak


  1. of, relating to, or characteristic of the former Czechoslovakia, its peoples, or their languages
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  1. (loosely) either of the two mutually intelligible languages of the former Czechoslovakia; Czech or Slovak
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