the capital of Slovakia, in the SW part, on the Danube River: a former capital of Hungary.
a republic in central Europe: formerly a part of Czechoslovakia; under German protection 1939–45; independent since 1993. 18,931 sq. mi. (49,035 sq. km).
the capital of Slovakia since 1918, a port on the River Danube; capital of Hungary (1541–1784) and seat of the Hungarian parliament until 1848. Pop: 428 672 (2001) German name Pressburg Hungarian name Pozsony
a country in central Europe: part of Hungary from the 11th century until 1918, when it united with Bohemia and Moravia to form Czechoslovakia; it became independent in 1993 and joined the EU in 2004. Official language: Slovak. Religion: Roman Catholic majority. Currency: koruna. Capital: Bratislava. Pop: 5 488 339 (2013 est). Area: 49 036 sq km (18 940 sq miles)
noun a group of precocious and successful young actors, writers, etc a group of ill-mannered young people
a city in the S central Russian Federation in Asia, on the Angara River.
a partition or lining, as of planks or cloth, forming an air passage in a mine. (in medieval architecture) any temporary wooden fortification, especially at the top of a wall. to provide with a brattice (often followed by up). Historical Examples The Life of George Stephenson and of his Son Robert Stephenson Samuel Smiles A […]
noun (architect) decorative work along the coping or on the cornice of a building