Latvia

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geographical name Lat·via \ˈlat-vē-ə\

Definition of Latvia

  1. independent country in north central Europe bordering on the Baltic Sea and indented by the Gulf of Riga; an independent republic 1918–40, a constituent republic (the Latvian Republic\ˈlat-vē-ən\ play ) of the U.S.S.R. 1940–91; capital Riga area 24,595 square miles (63,701 square kilometers), population 2,070,371

  1. —see also latvian

LATVIA Defined for English Language Learners

Latvia

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geographical name Lat·via \ˈlat-vē-ə\

Definition of Latvia for English Language Learners

  • : country in Europe



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