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Slovakia

[ sloh-vah-kee-uh, -vak-ee-uh ]
/ sloʊˈvɑ ki ə, -ˈvæk i ə /
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noun

a republic in central Europe: formerly a part of Czechoslovakia; under German protection 1939–45; independent since 1993. 18,931 sq. mi. (49,035 sq. km). Capital: Bratislava.

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Also called Slovak Republic. Slovak Slo·ven·sko [slaw-ven-skaw]. /ˈslɔ vɛn skɔ/.
Slo·va·ki·an, adjective, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for Slovakia

Slovakia
/ (sləʊˈvækɪə) /

noun

a country in central Europe: part of Hungary from the 11th century until 1918, when it united with Bohemia and Moravia to form Czechoslovakia; it became independent in 1993 and joined the EU in 2004. Official language: Slovak. Religion: Roman Catholic majority. Currency: koruna. Capital: Bratislava. Pop: 5 488 339 (2013 est). Area: 49 036 sq km (18 940 sq miles)
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Cultural definitions for Slovakia

Slovakia
[ (sluh-vah-kee-uh) ]

Republic in central Europe, formed in 1993 out of the former Czechoslovakia. It is bounded on the west by Austria, on the northwest by The Czech Republic, on the north by Poland, on the east by Ukraine, and on the south by Hungary. Its capital is Bratislava.

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