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bohemia

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noun, often capitalized bo·he·mia \bō-ˈhē-mē-ə\

Definition of bohemia

  1. :  a community of bohemians :  the world of bohemians



Origin of bohemia

translation of French bohème


First Known Use: 1861

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Bohemia

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geographical name Bo·he·mia \bō-ˈhē-mē-ə\

Definition of Bohemia

  1. region W Czech Republic; once a kingdom, later a province ∗ Prague



Variants of bohemia

or Čechy play \ˈche-kē, -ḵē\

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