Meaning of Slovakia

Slo•va•ki•a

Pronunciation: (slō-vä'kē-u, -vak'ē-u), [key]
— n.
  1. a republic in central Europe: formerly a part of Czechoslovakia; under German protection 1939–45; independent since 1993. 5,296,768; 18,931 sq. mi. (49,035 sq. km). Cap.: Bratislava. Also calledSlovak,
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