prussia

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A geographical area on the Baltic coast of northeastern Europe
A German province that was the predecessor to, and a member of, the German Empire; erased at the end of the Second World War
A former Baltic country, annihilated by the Teutonic Order and absorbed by Germany
A German province that was the predecessor to, and a member of the German Empire; erased at the end of the Second World War
{i} former kingdom and state in northern Europe during the 14th through early 20th centuries
a former German state in northern Europe, which was a powerful military state between the 17th and 19th centuries. After World War II, its land was divided between Germany, the Soviet Union, and Poland. German Preussen In European history, any of three areas of eastern and central Europe. The first was the land of the Prussians on the southeastern coast of the Baltic Sea, which came under Polish and German rule in the Middle Ages. The second was the kingdom ruled from 1701 by the German Hohenzollern dynasty, including Prussia and Brandenburg, with Berlin as its capital. It seized much of northern Germany and western Poland in the 18th-19th century and united Germany under its leadership in 1871. The third was the state created after the fall of the Hohenzollerns in 1918, which included most of their former kingdom and which was abolished by the Allies in 1947 as part of the political reorganization of Germany after its defeat in World War II
a former kingdom in north-central Europe including present-day northern Germany and northern Poland; "in the 19th century Prussia led the economic and political unification of the German states
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Prussian
Of, from, or pertaining to Prussia
Prussian
A citizen of the German state of Prussia
Prussian
A person descended ethnically from the Baltic people of Prussia
Prussian
A person from the geographic region of Prussia
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{a} pertaining to it
prussian
{n} a native of Prussia
East Prussia
A historical region and former province of Prussia on the Baltic Sea in present-day Poland and Russia. From 1919 to 1939 it was separated from Germany by the Polish Corridor. After World War II the area was divided between Poland and the USSR. German Ostpreussen Historical region and former Prussian province, east of Pomerania. From 1815 it was known as East Prussia, part of the kingdom of Prussia, and in the 19th century it was a stronghold of Prussian Junkers, a military aristocracy. It was the scene of successful resistance against the Russians in World War I. Following the war, it was separated from the rest of Germany by the Polish Corridor (1919); it was reunited with the Reich by the German conquest of Poland in 1939. Between World War I and World War II, it was bounded to the north by the Baltic Sea, east by Lithuania, and south and west by Poland and the free city of Danzig (now Gdask, Pol.). Overrun by Soviet armies at the end of World War II, in 1945 it was divided between the Soviet Union and Poland
Prussian
A person descended ethnically from the Germans who later settled in Prussia
Prussian
The Prussian language; see Old Prussian and New Prussian
West Prussia
A historical region of northeast Germany between Pomerania and East Prussia south of the Baltic Sea. Most of the territory was awarded to Poland in 1919 but reannexed by Germany in 1939. In 1945 West Prussia again became part of Poland
prussian
{s} pertaining to Prussia, of Prussia (former kingdom and state in northern Europe)
prussian
a German inhabitant of Prussia
prussian
{i} citizen of Prussia, resident of Prussia (former kingdom and state in northern Europe)
prussian
a German inhabitant of Prussia of or relating to or characteristic of Prussia or its inhabitants; "Prussian officers"; "Prussian aristocracy
prussian
of or relating to or characteristic of Prussia or its inhabitants; "Prussian officers"; "Prussian aristocracy"
prussian
A native or inhabitant of Prussia
prussian
Of or pertaining to Prussia
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    Silbentrennung

    Prus·sia

    Türkische aussprache

    prʌşı

    Aussprache

    /ˈprəsʜə/ /ˈprʌʃə/

    Etymologie

    () From the New Latin 'Prussia', the Latin form used by Peter of Dusburg for the name of the region in the now-extinct language of its Baltic inhabitants, 'Prūsa'.

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