Czech

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj Czech of or relating to Czechoslovakia or its people or their language "The Czech border","Czechoslovak nationalists","The Czechoslovakian population"
    • n Czech the Slavic language of Czechs
    • n Czech a native or inhabitant of the former republic of Czechoslovakia
    • n Czech a native of inhabitant of the Czech Republic
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Czech Of or pertaining to Czechoslovakia or the Czech Republic.
    • Czech One of the Czechs.
    • Czech The language of the Czechs (often called Bohemian), the harshest and richest of the Slavic languages.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n Czech A member of the most westerly branch of the great Slavic family of races, the term including the Bohemians, or Czechs proper, the Moravians, and the Slovaks. They number nearly 7,000,000, and live chiefly in Bohemia, Moravia, and northern Hungary.
    • n Czech The language of the Czechs, usually called Bohemian. It is closely allied to the Polish. See Bohemian, n., 5.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Czech tshek a member of the most westerly branch of the Slavic family of races, the term including the Bohemians, or Czechs proper, the Moravians, and the Slovaks: the language of the Czechs, Bohemian, closely allied to Polish
    • adj., Czech also Czech′ic
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Usage

In literature:

My slight knowledge of Czech, which I had by this time acquired, enabled me to take vast pleasure in their society.
"The Belovéd Vagabond" by William J. Locke
No one, not even the Czech unit of our ministry will be aware of your identity.
"Freedom" by Dallas McCord Reynolds
Similarly the history of the Russian Slav has marked organic resemblances with that of the Poles and the Czechs.
"The Origins and Destiny of Imperial Britain" by J. A. Cramb
Jews, Czechs, Greeks, and Russians all have a relatively high literacy level.
"Area Handbook for Bulgaria" by Eugene K. Keefe, Violeta D. Baluyut, William Giloane, Anne K. Long, James M. Moore, and Neda A. Walpole
In any survey of the Slav drama that of the Czech peoples, whose national consciousness has so fully reawakened, must not be overlooked.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 8, Slice 7" by Various
She relates that her father was a Czech and her mother was of Italian extraction.
"Great Singers on the Art of Singing" by James Francis Cooke
H is always pronounced in Czech.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Slice 2" by Various
The woman's rights movement is strongly supported among the Czechs.
"The Modern Woman's Rights Movement" by Kaethe Schirmacher
The Czechs occupy the central and eastern parts of Bohemia, the greatest part of Moravia and a part of Silesia.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 8" by Various
Another had contained Czech ZB-26 light machine guns, with spare boxes for C-Mag modifications, giving them 100-round capability.
"Project Cyclops" by Thomas Hoover
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In poetry:

Morave and Czech and Jugoslavian
Folk-lores in spring will rise and blossom,
Tearing away the sheet of lawlessness
That winters past have laid across them.
"Spring" by Boris Pasternak

In news:

Former Czech President, Playwright Vaclav Havel Dies At 75.
Remembering the Czech president, playwright, and peacenik.
Vaclav Havel went from being a playwright to a symbol of the new Czech state and democracy in Eastern Europe.
Vaclav Havel , Czech playwright and former president, dead at 75.
After four years of work, the Czech Republic appears ready to enter the North Atlantic Treaty Organization.
The entrance of the country will mark a significant triumph for the Czech leader, Vaclav Havel .
She is fluent in English, Czech, Hungarian, Slovak and Yiddish.
Czechs and Russians Renew The Rivalry of Another Era.
Manufactured in the Czech Republic by the LETECKÉ ZÁVODY Aircraft Corp.
Czechs attribute their independence and the end of Communism to former American presidents, and have honored them with statues in Prague to show their gratitude.
Lucie Safarova to open Fed Cup final for Czech Republic against Ana Ivanovic of Serbia.
PRAGUE — Lucie Safarova will open the Fed Cup final for the defending champion Czech Republic against Ana Ivanovic of Serbia.
Czech Republic's Lucie Safarova, left, and Petra Kvitova, right, arrive for the draw for their Fed Cup tennis final match against Serbia in Prague, Czech Republic, Friday, Nov 2, 2012.
Czech Republic's Foreign Minister Karel Schwarzenberg, left, and US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, right, arrive for their press conference in Prague, Czech Republic, Monday, Dec 3, 2012.
CZECH REPUBLIC 23 17 18 24 82.
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In science:

Mulders, these proceedings, see also Czech. J.
Spin Physics
Groups and Integrable Systems”, (Prague, 1999), Proceedings: Czech. J.
q-Plane Wave Solutions of q-Weyl gravity
Temporal fluctuations in heat waves at Pra gueKlementinum, the Czech Republic, from 1901-97, and their realationships to atmospheric circulation.
Extreme Associated Functions: Optimally Linking Local Extremes to Large-scale Atmospheric Circulation Structures
This work is a part of the research plan MSM 0021620859 supported by the Ministry of Education of the Czech Republic and by the pro ject 202/06/0363 of Czech Grant Agency.
Wobbling excitations at high spins in A~160
One of the authors (J.H.) acknowledges financial support through Grant Academy of The Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic (KAN400100653).
Unusual spin-wave population in nickel after femtosecond laser pulse excitation
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