Lithuania

geographical name
Lith·​u·​a·​nia | \ ˌli-thə-ˈwā-nē-ə How to pronounce Lithuania (audio) , ˌli-thyə-, -nyə\
variants: or Lithuanian Lietuva \ lye-​ˈtü-​vä How to pronounce Lietuva (audio) \

Definition of Lithuania

country in north central Europe bordering on the Baltic Sea; remnant of a medieval principality extending from the Baltic Sea to the Black Sea; a republic 1918–40, a constituent republic (the Lithuanian Republic) of the U.S.S.R. 1940–91; capital Vilnius area 25,174 square miles (65,201 square kilometers), population 3,043,429

see also lithuanian

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