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(ɛˈstəʊnɪə; ɛˈsθəʊ-)
(Placename) a former spelling of Estonia
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(ɛˈstoʊ ni ə, ɛˈstoʊn yə)

a republic in N Europe, on the Baltic, S of the Gulf of Finland: an independent republic 1918–40; annexed by the Soviet Union 1940; regained independence 1991. 1,408,523; 17,413 sq. mi. (45,100 sq. km). Cap.: Tallinn.
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Noun1.Esthonia - a republic in northeastern Europe on the Baltic SeaEsthonia - a republic in northeastern Europe on the Baltic Sea
capital of Estonia, Tallin, Tallinn - a port city on the Gulf of Finland that is the capital and largest city of Estonia
Tartu - a city of southeastern Estonia that was a member of the Hanseatic League
Livonia - a region on the Baltic that is divided between northern Estonia and southern Latvia
Europe - the 2nd smallest continent (actually a vast peninsula of Eurasia); the British use `Europe' to refer to all of the continent except the British Isles
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For example, Nicholas bore proud and sonorous titles: 'Nicholas II, by God's grace, Emperor and Autocrat of all the Russias, King of Poland, Grand Duke of Finland, Tsar of Moscow, Kiev, Vladimir, Novgorod, Kazan, Astrakhan, Siberia, the Tauric Chersonese, Georgia, Lord of Pskov, Grand Duke of Smolensk, Lithuania, Volhynia, Podolia, Prince of Esthonia, Livonia, Courland, and Semigallia, Samogitia, Bielostok, Karelia, Tver, Yougoria, Perm, Viatka...
"John knows something about communism and its dangers," stated an article in the newsletter, "for the Reds have overrun his peace-loving nation, and today there is no free labor movement in Esthonia (sic).
Namely, the Secretary of State's explanatory note of 25 July 1922 stated that while granting recognition to the Baltic states, the United States has consistently maintained that the disturbed conditions of Russian affairs may not be made the occasion for the alienation of Russian territory, and this principle is not deemed to be infringed by the recognition at this time of the Governments of Esthonia, Latvia and Lithuania which have been set up and maintained by an indigenous population." (2)