Central European

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Central Europe.

Adjective[edit]

Central European (not comparable)

  1. Of, from, or pertaining to Central Europe, its people, or its culture.
    • 1996 — Lonnie R. Johnson, Central Europe: Enemies, Neighbors, Friends, page 5
      Who knows much about the venerable traditions of Central European kingdoms like Poland-Lithuania, Bohemia, and Hungary and their valiant struggles for freedom?

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Noun[edit]

Central European (plural Central Europeans)

  1. A Central European person; one who comes from or lives in Central Europe.
    • 1996 — Lonnie R. Johnson, Central Europe: Enemies, Neighbors, Friends, page 5
      Central Europeans also have in their heads a number of different historical maps and milestones that are not particularly well known outside the region or necessarily respected by their neighbors, and they still regularly use them as points of orientation.
    • 2003 — Ivan T. Berend, History Derailed: Central and Eastern Europe in the Long Nineteenth Century, page xiii
      Polish, Hungarian, Slovak, and Slovene national elites have tried desperately to prove that their countries do not belong to the "East"; that they are, indeed, Central Europeans.

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