Meaning of Lithuania

Lith•u•a•ni•a

Pronunciation: (lith"-ā'nē-u), [key]
— n.
  1. a republic in N Europe, on the Baltic: an independent state 1918–40; annexed by the Soviet Union 1940; regained independence 1991. 3,690,000; 25,174 sq. mi. (65,200 sq. km). Cap.: Vilnius. Lithuanian,
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