Bavaria

geographical name
Ba·​var·​ia | \bə-ˈver-ē-ə \
variants: or German Bayern \ ˈbī-​ərn \

Definition of Bavaria 

state of southeastern Germany bordering on Austria and the Czech Republic; capital Munich area 27,239 square miles (70,549 square kilometers), population 11,448,800

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