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Prus•sia



Pronunciation: (prush'u), [key]
n.
a former state in N Europe: became a military power in the 18th century and in 1871 led the formation of the German empire; formally abolished as an administrative unit in 1947. German, Preussen. Cf. East Prussia, West Prussia.

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