Czechia (new word!!!)
flanigan at OAK.CATS.OHIOU.EDU
Tue Jan 8 23:08:29 UTC 2002
I heard the name when I was in Prague in Summer 2000--sounded sensible and
natural to me too.
At 05:22 PM 1/7/02 -0500, you wrote:
>"Czechia" was being used in the media and on the Internet in 1992 or so,
>certainly ... sometimes = Bohemia, sometimes = Bohemia + Moravia, or
>Czechoslovakia - Slovakia. One Web site claims that the name was made
>official by the Czech government in 1993. Seems natural to me.
>-- Doug Wilson
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