Velvet Revolution(redirected from Sametová revoluce)
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the peaceful overthrow of a government, esp a communist government, as occurred in Czechoslovakia in late 1989
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1989 –90 The peaceful end to Communist rule in Czechoslovakia. So named for the quiet resignation of the Communist government following massive but peaceful demonstrations.
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