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.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesBoiohaemum(Ancient Roman) Bohême(French) Böhmen(German) Böhmen(Swedish)

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Entry added October 20, 2016