[ soo-deyt-n-land; German zoo-deyt-n-lahnt ]
/ suˈdeɪt nˌlænd; German zuˈdeɪt nˌlɑnt /
a mountainous region in the N Czech Republic, including the Sudeten and the Erzgebirge: annexed by Germany 1938; returned to Czechoslovakia 1945.
Also called Sudeten.
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British Dictionary definitions for sudetenland
/ (suːˈdeɪtənˌlænd) /
a mountainous region of the N Czech Republic: part of Czechoslovakia (1919–38; 1945–93); occupied by Germany (1938–45)Also called: the Sudeten
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