Bratislava

geographical name
Bra·​ti·​sla·​va | \ ˌbra-tə-ˈslä-və How to pronounce Bratislava (audio) , ˌbrä-\
variants: or German Pressburg \ ˈpres-​ˌbərg How to pronounce Pressburg (audio) , -​ˌbu̇rk \ or Hungarian Pozsony \ ˈpō-​ˌzhō-​nyə How to pronounce Pozsony (audio) \

Definition of Bratislava

city on the Danube River in southwestern Slovakia; the nation's capital population 411,228

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