Definitions for pragueprɑg; ˈprɑ hɑ
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
Pragueprɑg; ˈprɑ hɑ(n.)
Category: Geography (places)
Prague, Praha, Prag, Czech capital(noun)
the capital and largest city of the Czech Republic in the western part of the country; a cultural and commercial center since the 14th century
The capital city of the Czech Republic.
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
capital of Bohemia, on the Moldau, 217 m. by rail NW. of Vienna, is a picturesque city with over 70 towers, a great royal palace, unfinished cathedral, an old town-hall, a picture-gallery, observatory, botanical garden, and museums; the University, partly German and partly Czech, has 300 teachers, 4000 students, and a magnificent library; the centre of an important transit trade, Prague is the chief commercial city of Bohemia; has manufactures of machinery, chemicals, leather, and textile goods; four-fifths of the population are Czechs; founded in the 12th century, it has suffered in many wars; was captured by the Hussites 1424, fell frequently during the Thirty Years' War, capitulated to Frederick the Great 1757, and in 1848 was bombarded for two days by the Austrian Government in quelling the democratic demonstrations of the Slavonic Congress of that year.