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A landlocked country of central Europe. Settled by Slavic peoples c. 6th century ad, the region was conquered by Magyars in the early 10th century and was generally under Hungarian rule until 1918, when it became part of Czechoslovakia. Slovakia became a German puppet state during World War II. It was taken by the Soviets in 1945 and again made part of Czechoslovakia, which came under Communist rule in 1948. After the end of Communist rule in 1989, government leaders reached an agreement to separate the country into two fully independent republics. The Republic of Slovakia came into existence on January 1, 1993. Bratislava is the capital and largest city.
(Placename) a country in central Europe: part of Hungary from the 11th century until 1918, when it united with Bohemia and Moravia to form Czechoslovakia; it became independent in 1993 and joined the EU in 2004. Official language: Slovak. Religion: Roman Catholic majority. Currency: koruna. Capital: Bratislava. Pop: 5 488 339 (2013 est). Area: 49 036 sq km (18 940 sq miles)
Slo•va•ki•a(sloʊˈvɑ ki ə, -ˈvæk i ə)
a republic in central Europe: formerly a part of Czechoslovakia; independent since 1993. 5,393,193; 18,932 sq. mi. (49,035 sq. km).Cap.: Bratislava. Also called Slo′vak Repub′lic. Slovak, Slo•ven•sko (ˈslɔ vɛn skɔ)
Slo•va′ki•an, adj., n.
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|Noun||1.||Slovakia - a landlocked republic in central Europe; separated from the Czech Republic in 1993|
Carpathian Mountains, Carpathians - a mountain range in central Europe that extends from Slovakia and southern Poland southeastward through western Ukraine to northeastern Romania; a popular resort area
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
Slovak - a native or inhabitant of Slovakia
Slovakia[sləʊˈvækɪə] N → Eslovaquia f
Slovakia[sləʊˈvækiə] n → Slovaquie f
n → die Slowakei