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Type Country
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. lith-oo-AY-nee-ə
, lith-WAY-nee-ə
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Meaning & History

From a Latinized form of Lithuanian Lietuva, possibly derived from the name of the small river Letavka. This is the name of a country in the Baltic region of northern Europe.
Other Languages & CulturesLitva(Bulgarian) Litva(Croatian) Litva(Czech) Litauen(Danish) Litouwen(Dutch) Lituanie(French) Litauen(German) Lituania(Italian) Lituania(Late Roman) Lietuva(Latvian) Lietuva(Lithuanian) Litauen(Norwegian) Litwa(Polish) Lituânia(Portuguese) Litva(Russian) Litvanija(Serbian) Litva(Slovak) Litva(Slovene) Lituania(Spanish) Litauen(Swedish) Lytva(Ukrainian)
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