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 (brăt′ĭ-slä′və, brä′tĭ-)
The capital and largest city of Slovakia, in the southwest part on the Danube River near the Austrian and Hungarian borders. It was the capital of Hungary from 1541 to 1784.
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(Placename) the capital of Slovakia since 1918, a port on the River Danube; capital of Hungary (1541–1784) and seat of the Hungarian parliament until 1848. Pop: 428 672 (2001). German name: Pressburg Hungarian name: Pozsony
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(ˌbræt əˈslɑ və, ˌbrɑ tə-)

the capital of Slovakia, in the SW part, on the Danube River: a former capital of Hungary. 440,421.
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Noun1.Bratislava - capital and largest city of Slovakia
Slovak Republic, Slovakia - a landlocked republic in central Europe; separated from the Czech Republic in 1993
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