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Meaning of "Latvia" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF LATVIA

Latvia  [ˈlætvɪə] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF LATVIA

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Latvia is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES LATVIA MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Latvia

Latvia

Latvia i/ˈlætviə/ officially the Republic of Latvia, is a country in the Baltic region of Northern Europe. It is bordered by Estonia, Lithuania, Russia, Belarus and by a maritime border to the west with Sweden. Latvia has 1,997,500 inhabitants and a territory of 64,589 km2. The country has a temperate seasonal climate. Latvia is a democratic parliamentary republic established in 1918. The capital city is Riga, the European Capital of Culture 2014. Latvian is the official language. Latvia is a unitary state, divided into 118 administrative divisions of which 109 are municipalities and 9 are cities. There are five planning regions: Kurzeme, Latgale, Riga, Vidzeme and Zemgale. The Latvians are a Baltic people, culturally related to the Lithuanians. Latvians and Livs are the indigenous people of Latvia. Latvian is an Indo-European language; it and Lithuanian are the only two surviving Baltic languages. Despite foreign rule from the 13th to 20th centuries, the Latvian nation maintained its identity throughout the generations via the language and musical traditions. Latvia and Estonia share a long common history.

Definition of Latvia in the English dictionary

The definition of Latvia in the dictionary is a republic in NE Europe, on the Gulf of Riga and the Baltic Sea: ruled by Poland, Sweden, and Russia since the 13th century, Latvia was independent from 1919 until 1940 and was a Soviet republic, gaining its independence after conflict with Soviet forces; it joined the EU in 2004. Latvia is mostly forested. Official language: Latvian. Religion: nonreligious, Christian. Currency: lats. Capital: Riga. Pop: 2 178 443. Area: 63 700 sq km.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH LATVIA


batavia
bəˈteɪvɪə
Bolivia
bəˈlɪvɪə
clavier
kləˈvɪə
levier
ˈlɛvɪə
Moldavia
mɒlˈdeɪvɪə
Monrovia
mɒnˈrəʊvɪə
Octavia
ɒkˈteɪvɪə
Pavia
ˈpɑːvɪə
revere
rɪˈvɪə
revers
rɪˈvɪə
salvia
ˈsælvɪə
Scandinavia
ˌskændɪˈneɪvɪə
Segovia
sɪˈɡəʊvɪə
severe
sɪˈvɪə
stevia
ˈstiːvɪə
sylvia
ˈsɪlvɪə
trivia
ˈtrɪvɪə
veer
vɪə
Xavier
ˈzeɪvɪə
Yugoslavia
ˌjuːɡəʊˈslɑːvɪə

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE LATVIA

Latter Prophets
latter-day
Latter-day Saint
Latter-day Saints
latterly
lattermath
lattermost
lattice
lattice energy
lattice girder
lattice window
latticed
latticework
latticinio
latticino
lattin
latu
latus rectum
Latvian

WORDS THAT END LIKE LATVIA

alluvia
Belgravia
clivia
colluvia
compluvia
diluvia
effluvia
eluvia
Federal Republic of Yugoslavia
Fitzrovia
Jugoslavia
lixivia
Mordovia
quadrivia
Rea Silvia
Rhea Silvia
Servia
synovia
Valdivia
via

Synonyms and antonyms of Latvia in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «Latvia» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF LATVIA

Find out the translation of Latvia to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of Latvia from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «Latvia» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

拉脱维亚
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

Letonia
570 millions of speakers

English

Latvia
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

लातविया
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

لاتِفْيَا
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Латвия
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Letônia
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ল্যাট্ভিআ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

Lettonie
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Latvia
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Lettland
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ラトビア
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

라트비아
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Latvia
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

nước Latvia
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

லாட்வியா
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

लाटविया
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Letonya
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Lettonia
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Łotwa
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Латвія
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Letonia
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

Λετονία
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Letland
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

Lettland
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Latvia
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of Latvia

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «LATVIA»

The term «Latvia» is very widely used and occupies the 5.452 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «LATVIA» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «Latvia» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «Latvia» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about Latvia

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QUOTES WITH «LATVIA»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word Latvia.
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I was born in Eastern Europe, in Latvia, and I'm fluent in Russian.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «LATVIA»

Discover the use of Latvia in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Latvia and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
How Latvia Came Through the Financial Crisis
Tells how Latvia entered the severe financial crisis of 2008
Anders Åslund, Valdis Dombrovskis, 2011
2
Latvia
This excellent new series focuses on the ten new member states of the European Union - Poland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Hungary, Czech Republic, Slovenia, Slovakia, Malta and Cyprus.
Amanda Aizpuriete, 2005
3
The Baltic States: Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania
The Baltic States brings together three titles, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania, to provide a comprehensive and analytical guide integrating history, political science, economic development and contemporary events into one account.
Thomas Lane, Artis Pabriks, Aldis Purs, 2013
4
Latvia in Transition
The book presents the most relevant and essential aspects of Latvia's history, politics, economics and society.
Juris Dreifelds, 1996
5
Latvia
"Provides comprehensive information on the geography, history, wildlife, governmental structure, economy, cultural diversity, peoples, religion, and culture of Latvia"--Provided by publisher.
Robert Barlas, Winnie Wong, 2010
6
Latvia in World War II
Valdis Lumans provides an authoritative, balanced, and comprehensive account of one of the most complex, and conflicted, arenas of the Second World War.
Valdis O. Lumans, 2006
7
The Murder of the Jews in Latvia: 1941-1945
Bernhard Press was one of the few to survive. This book is Press's account of life and death during the Nazi reign of terror in Latvia.
Bernhard Press, 2000
8
Latvia: The Challenges of Change
Latvia's challenge will be to accommodate the many people now working in agriculture who will become “superfluous” with the development of the sector. Trade is often trumpeted as the potential saviour of the Latvian economy. Historically ...
Artis Pabriks, Aldis Purs, 2013
9
Latvia
Latvia possesses the largest and most cosmopolitan capital of the Baltic states, and visitors to Riga will find their interests well catered for in this guide - from museums, art nouveau buildings and opera to casinos, bars and jazz clubs ...
Stephen Baister, Chris Patrick, 2007
10
The Case for Latvia: Disinformation Campaigns Against a ...
Acknowledgements: How and Why This Book came to Be? Basic Facts about Latvia Notes Bibliography Index
Jukka Rislakki, 2008

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «LATVIA»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Latvia is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Panic Attack: Latvia Reports Spotting Russian Sub, Corvette Near …
Latvia's Armed Forces have reported spotting a Russian Kilo-class sub and a Tarantul-class corvette between four and six nautical miles off ... «Sputnik International, Jul 15»
2
Russia to Hold Observation Flights Over Baltics, Land Inspection in …
Observation flights over Latvia and Lithuania will be held on July 20-25 as part of the international Treaty on Open Skies, Ryzhkov said. «Sputnik International, Jul 15»
3
Batchelor back on tune in Latvia
SWINDON Robins captain Troy Batchelor says he is 'in the right place' after securing a third place finish at the Latvian Grand Prix. The Aussie rider has endured ... «Swindon Advertiser, Jul 15»
4
Latvia Hopes for Fish Exports to Russia After Health and Safety …
Latvia's canned fish industry hopes for renewed exports to Russia after fulfilling requirements necessary for health and safety inspections. «Sputnik International, Jul 15»
5
Speedway: Leicester Lions captain Jason Doyle in Latvia for Grand …
Leicester Lions captain Jason Doyle looks to build on his good start to the Grand Prix series when round five takes place in Latvia on Saturday. «Leicester Mercury, Jul 15»
6
Latvia: No sympathy for Greece
In 2008, Latvia faced a serious financial crisis. At the time, they obtained an aid package in exchange for wage and pension cuts. Now Latvia ... «Deutsche Welle, Jul 15»
7
RX: Latvia handed World RX round in 2016
Latvia's capital city Riga has been added to the World Rallycross championship calendar for 2016 as part of a new multi-year deal. «crash.net, Jul 15»
8
More Wild Boar Die from ASF in Latvia
LATVIA - The World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) has confirmed 34 more outbreaks of African Swine Fever (ASF) in Latvia. «ThePigSite.com, Jul 15»
9
The Economist: Latvia not suffering from "brain drain"
Latvia is not suffering from a "brain drain", according to "The Economist" magazine's study of emigrants' scientific activity in their new country of ... «The Baltic Course, Jul 15»
10
Latvia has fifth smallest growth in new passenger car registrations in …
New passenger car registrations in Latvia increased by 10.8% in June 2015, which is the fifth smallest growth among all European countries ... «The Baltic Course, Jul 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Latvia [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/latvia>. Jun 2020 ».
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