Definition of Prague
1. Noun. The capital and largest city of the Czech Republic in the western part of the country; a cultural and commercial center since the 14th century.
Generic synonyms: National Capital
Group relationships: Czech Republic
Definition of Prague
1. Proper noun. The capital city of the Czech Republic. ¹
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Prague
Pr. of Man.
Literary usage of Prague
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1907)
"Both the industry and the commerce of Bohemia have their focus in prague, ... In 1880 prague proper contained 162323 inhabitants, or including the suburban ..."
2. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"Their hospital at prague was also the first refuge of other orders who came ... For almost a hundred and fifty years the archbishops of prague held the post ..."
3. The Cambridge Modern History by John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton Acton, Ernest Alfred Benians, Sir Adolphus William Ward, George Walter Prothero (1909)
"46000 Austrians, inclusive of the garrison, were now shut up in prague. ... Now, the siege of prague threatened to detain him till far into July and so to ..."
4. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"In 1063 the duke gave his consent to the establishment of the Diocese of Olmütz. The Bishop of prague received compensation for what he lost in tithes and ..."
5. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1837)
"prague: 1835. Wenzel Payer, of Ellbogen, wrote the first medical treatise, ... According to the late observations of David, Hoyal Astronomer at prague, ..."
6. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"Zdik adhered to the duke, and vas, therefore, obliged to floe to prague; after giving earnings in vain ho placed the rebels and the land ..."