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(chĕks)
prop. n. p1.(Ethnol.) The most westerly branch of the great Slavic family of nations, numbering now more than 6,000,000, and found principally in Bohemia and Moravia.
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Then he replied in a strange outlandish tongue that was, as a matter of fact, Czech.
he was told in Russian, German, and Czech by the crowd of fugitives who understood what was happening as little as he did.
The Czechs is part of the Hoover Institution Press's acclaimed Studies of Nationalities series.
In June 1991, immediately after the Velvet Revolution when the Czechs abandoned communism, Ahold opened its first supermarket in the Czech city of Jihlava under the brandname Mana (Czech for `bread of heaven').
They are a stronger ``team'' than the Czechs or Italians -- or Ghana -- thanks to Bruce Arena, a master-team builder and motivator.
But the news from Prague indicates that right now--and for the foreseeable future--the Czechs need Havel the critic, Havel the pamphleteer, Havel the playwright, Havel the poet, more than they need Havel the president.
Chomsky's insults aside, Havel has enabled Czechs to punch above their weight in international affairs for 13 years; this will likely end as the extraordinary geopolitical circumstances that created him fade and are replaced by more provincial Czech political concerns.
Not only do they have amazing hockey teams in the Czech Republic, but many native Czechs are star players on National Hockey League teams.
So when the Czechs, who had been part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, were given the right to form their own state in October 1918, it contained not only 46 per cent Czechs but also 28 per cent Germans, 13 per cent Croats, eight per cent Hungarians and other minorities such as Poles, Ukrainians and Jews.
The Czechs absorbed a mere $517 million in 1993, while Hungary--with roughly the same size economy--attracted more than $2 billion.
can defeat the Czechs, we can look for Canada, Sweden, Russia, and the Czech Republic to battle for the gold.
With those players and strikers Koller and Milan Baros, who was injured and did not play, the surprise isn't how the Czechs reached the semifinals of the European Championships in 2004.