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Czech Republic vs. Czechoslovakia
- a republic in central Europe: includes the regions of Bohemia, Moravia, and part of Silesia; formerly part of Czechoslovakia; independent since 1993. 30,449 sq. mi. (78,864 sq. km). Capital: Prague.
- a former republic in central Europe: formed after World War I; comprised Bohemia, Moravia, Slovakia, and part of Silesia: a federal republic 1968–92. 49,383 sq. mi. (127,903 sq. km). Capital: Prague.