noun European History.
an economic and military alliance (1920) between Czechoslovakia and Yugoslavia, which were joined the following year by Romania, formed as a counterbalance to the informal alliance that existed between Austria, Germany, Hungary, and Italy.
The Dictionary Just Got a Little Bigger
2013 was an exciting year for the English vocabulary. Some long-simmering terms like twerk bounced into the spotlight, while new coinages (from the trendy cronut and selfie to the serious Obamacare) cemented their place in the English language. As the English language grows and evolves, so must our dictionary. Here are just a few words recently added to Dictionary.com: Google Glass DWT bitcoin binge-watch confusticate …
The Dictionary Is Insulted: The Problem With Pocahontas
One of the notable features of Donald Trump’s language is his predilection for giving his political opponents nicknames. Lyin’ Ted Cruz, Li’l Marco Rubio, Crooked Hillary, Low Energy Jeb, Little Rocket Man. But, few have gotten as much attention as the name he’s given to Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren: Pocahontas.
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