a former German protectorate including Bohemia and Moravia, 1939–45.
a native or inhabitant of Bohemia. (usually lowercase) a person, as an artist or writer, who lives and acts free of regard for conventional rules and practices. the Czech language, especially as spoken in Bohemia. a Gypsy. of or relating to Bohemia, its people, or their language. (usually lowercase) pertaining to or characteristic of the […]
a Christian denomination formed in Bohemia in 1467 from various Hussite groups, reorganized in 1722 as the Moravian Church. plural noun a Protestant Christian sect formed in the 15th century from various Hussite groups, which rejected oaths and military service and advocated a pure and disciplined spiritual life. It was reorganized in 1722 as the […]
a wooded mountain range in central Europe, on the boundary between the SW Czech Republic and SE Germany. Highest peak, Arber, 4780 feet (1455 meters). noun a mountain range between the SW Czech Republic and SE Germany. Highest peak: Arber, 1457 m (4780 ft) Czech name Český Les (ˈtʃɛskiː ˈlɛs) German name Böhmerwald (ˈbøːmərˌvalt)
See under waxwing. any of several songbirds of the family Bombycillidae, having a showy crest and certain feathers tipped with a red, waxy material, as Bombycilla garrulus (Bohemian waxwing) of the Northern Hemisphere. noun any of several gregarious passerine songbirds of the genus Bombycilla, esp B. garrulus, having red waxy wing tips and crested heads: […]