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proper noun 
  1. A geographical area on the Baltic coast of northeastern Europe.
  2. A former Baltic country, annihilated by the w:Teutonic Order, Teutonic Order and absorbed by Germany.
  3. A German province that was the predecessor to, and a member of, the w:German Empire, German Empire; erased at the end of the Second World War.
Translations: 
  • French: Prusse
  • German: Preuíčen (in Switzerland also written Preussen)
  • Dutch: Pruisen
  • Italian: Prussia
Etymology: From the New Latin 'Prussia', the Latin form used by Peter of Dusburg for the name of the region in the now-extinct language of its Baltic inhabitants, 'PrÅsa'.


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