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Meaning & History

From Latin Boiohaemum, from the name of the Gaulish tribe the Boii combined with Germanic heim "home". This is the name of a historical region within the Czech Republic. The region is called Čechy in Czech, while the country is called Česko.
Other Languages & CulturesBoiohaemum Ancient Roman Bohême French Böhmen German Böhmen Swedish
Entry added October 20, 2016   Contribute