Associations to the word «Prussia»
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.
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".
The most important things are the hardest things to say. They are the things you get ashamed of because words diminish your feelings - words shrink things that seem timeless when they are in your head to no more than living size when they are brought out.