Bohemia
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Place Name BOHEMIA
TYPE: Region
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.
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OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Boiohaemum (Ancient Roman), Bohême (French), Böhmen (German)