Austria

geographical name
Aus·​tria | \ ˈȯ-strē-ə How to pronounce Austria (audio) , ˈä-\
variants: or German Österreich \ ˈœ-​stər-​ˌrīḵ How to pronounce Österreich (audio) , ˈœ-​stə-​ \

Definition of Austria

landlocked country of central Europe in and north of the eastern Alps mountain system with the Danube River crossing it in the north; a republic; capital Vienna area 32,375 square miles (84,175 square kilometers), population 8,401,940

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Austrian \ ˈȯ-​strē-​ən How to pronounce Austrian (audio) , ˈä-​ \ adjective or noun

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