Sudetenland(redirected from Sudetengerman)
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Su·de·ten·land(so͞o-dāt′n-lănd′, -länt′, zo͞o-)
A historical region of the northern Czech Republic along the Polish border. Long inhabited by ethnic Germans, it was seized by the Nazis in September 1938 and was restored to Czechoslovakia in 1945, after which the German population was expelled.
(Placename) a mountainous region of the N Czech Republic: part of Czechoslovakia (1919–38; 1945–93); occupied by Germany (1938–45). Also called: the Sudeten
Su•de•ten•land(suˈdeɪt nˌlænd, -ˌlɑnt)
a mountainous region in the N Czech Republic, including the Sudeten and the Erzgebirge: annexed by Germany 1938; returned to Czechoslovakia 1945. Also called Sudeten.
n → Sudetenland nt