Associations to the word «Prussia»

Wiktionary

PRUSSIA, proper noun. (chiefly historical) A geographical area on the Baltic coast of northeastern Europe.
PRUSSIA, proper noun. (historical) A Baltic country located in this area, conquered by the Teutonic Order and ultimately absorbed into Germany.
PRUSSIA, proper noun. (historical) A German province which was originally located in this area but later greatly expanded, and which was the predecessor to and a member of the German Empire; abolished as an administrative unit at the end of the Second World War.

Dictionary definition

PRUSSIA, noun. 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".

Wise words

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