Republic formed out of the former Czechoslovakia in 1993. It is bounded on the northwest by Germany, on the northeast by Poland, on the south and west by Austria, and on the south and east by Slovakia. Its capital is Prague.
Note: The Czech Republic became a member of NATO in 1999.
|a fool or simpleton; ninny.|
|a children's mummer's parade, as on the Fourth of July, with prizes for the best costumes.|