bohemia

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noun, often capitalized bo·he·mia \bō-ˈhē-mē-ə\

Definition of bohemia

  1. :  a community of bohemians :  the world of bohemians

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Origin and Etymology of bohemia

translation of French bohème


Bohemia

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geographical name Bo·he·mia \bō-ˈhē-mē-ə\
variants: or

Čechy

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Definition of Bohemia

  1. region of western Czech Republic; once a kingdom, later a province; capital Prague

  1. —see also bohemian

BOHEMIA Defined for English Language Learners

Bohemia

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geographical name

Definition of Bohemia for English Language Learners

  • : region of the Czech Republic



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