geographical name

Prus·​sia ˈprə-shə How to pronounce Prussia (audio)
variants or German Preussen
historical region of northern Germany bordering on the Baltic Sea
former kingdom and state of Germany; capital Berlin see east prussia, west prussia
Prussian adjective or noun

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“Prussia.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Sep. 2023.

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