What does Lithuania mean?

Definitions for Lithuania
ˌlɪθ uˈeɪ ni əLithua·ni·a

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Lithuania, Republic of Lithuania, Lietuvanoun

    a republic in northeastern Europe on the Baltic Sea


  1. Lithuanianoun

    A country in north-eastern Europe. Official name: Republic of Lithuania (Lietuvos Respublika).


  1. Lithuania

    Lithuania, officially the Republic of Lithuania is a country in Northern Europe, the largest of the three Baltic states. It is situated along the southeastern shore of the Baltic Sea, to the east of Sweden and Denmark. It borders Latvia to the north, Belarus to the east and south, Poland to the south, and Kaliningrad Oblast to the southwest. Lithuania has an estimated population of 3 million as of 2012, and its capital and largest city is Vilnius. The Lithuanians are a Baltic people, and the official language, Lithuanian, is one of only two living languages in the Baltic branch of the Indo-European language family. For centuries, the southeastern shore of the Baltic Sea was inhabited by various Baltic tribes. In the 1230s the Lithuanian lands were united by Mindaugas, who was crowned as King of the Lithuania, creating the first unified Lithuanian state, on 6 July 1253. During the 14th century, the Grand Duchy of Lithuania was the largest country in Europe: present-day Belarus, Ukraine, and parts of Poland and Russia were territories of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania. With the Lublin Union of 1569, Lithuania and Poland formed a voluntary two-state union, the Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth. The Commonwealth lasted more than two centuries, until neighboring countries systematically dismantled it from 1772 to 1795, with the Russian Empire annexing most of Lithuania's territory.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Lithuania

    formerly a grand-duchy occupying portions of the valleys of the Dwina, Niemen, Dnieper, and Bug; for centuries connected with Poland; passed to Russia in 1814. The Lithuanians are a distinct race of the Indo-European stock, fair and handsome, with a language of their own, and a literature rich in folk-lore and songs. Of a strong religious temperament, they embraced Christianity late (13th century), and still retain many pagan superstitions; formerly serfs, they are now a humble peasantry engaged in agriculture, cattle-breeding, and bee-keeping.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Lithuania in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Lithuania in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of Lithuania in a Sentence

  1. European Council:

    My European Council colleagues are very clear that ... the Belarus authorities are using irregular migration to try and put pressure on the European Union, including Lithuania, the European Union is loudly, and in one voice, condemning the pressure (exerted) by using the migrants. I want to express European Union solidarity.

  2. Israel Antiquities Authority Archaeologist:

    The historical relationship, especially since the Holocaust, between Lithuanians and Lithuanian Jews has been complex and it is an important part of this project to make sure that the preservation of the Great Synagogue is seen as not only a Jewish interest, but also part of the cultural heritage of Vilnius and Lithuania.

  3. European Council:

    It is my personal wish to assure Lithuania of the member states’ solidarity.

  4. Vinsents Makaris:

    Latvijas Gaze has transported 100,000 cubic meters of gas from Lithuania to Estonia last week.

  5. National Cyber Security Center:

    This is important not only to Lithuania but to all countries which use Xiaomi Corp equipment.

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    the quality of being impenetrable (by people or light or missiles etc.)
    • A. imperviousness
    • B. squint-eye
    • C. omphalos
    • D. arbalist

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