Prussia

geographical name
Prus·​sia | \ ˈprə-shə How to pronounce Prussia (audio) \
variants: or German Preussen \ ˈprȯi-​sᵊn How to pronounce Prussia (audio) \

Definition of Prussia

1 historical region of northern Germany bordering on the Baltic Sea
2 former kingdom and state of Germany; capital Berlin — see east prussia, west prussia

Other Words from Prussia

Prussian \ ˈprə-​shən How to pronounce Prussia (audio) \ adjective or noun

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“Prussia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Prussia. Accessed 5 Mar. 2021.

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