Place Name SLOVAKIA

TYPE: Country
USAGE: English
PRONOUNCED: slo-VAH-kee-ə, slo-VA-kee-ə   [details]

Meaning & History

From Slovak, the Slovak form of the medieval Slavic slovene, referring to the tribe of the Slavs. This is the name of a country in central Europe.
VARIANT: Slovenia
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Slovensko (Czech), Slovaquie (French), Slowakei (German), Slovensko (Slovak), Slovenija (Slovene), Eslovaquia (Spanish)