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Definition of the noun latvia

What does latvia mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: -

  1. a republic in northeastern Europe on the eastern coast of the Baltic Sea
    • examples: A ‘chek-chek’ festival took place in Latvia. | Andris Bērziņš will become the new president of Latvia. | Latvia is called "Latvija" in Latvian. | Riga is the capital of Latvia. | I live in Latvia. | Latvia has kicked off the new year by becoming a member of the Eurozone, and will thus be the eighteenth member of the zone.
    • lexical domain: Locations - nouns denoting spatial position
    • synonym of Latvia: Republic of Latvia
    • instance of: Baltic Republic / Baltic State = European countries bordering the Baltic Sea
    • part of: Europe = the 2nd smallest continent
    • parts:
      • Livonia = a region on the Baltic that is divided between northern Estonia and southern Latvia
      • capital of Latvia / Riga = a port city on the Gulf of Riga that is the capital and largest city of Latvia
      • Liepaja = a city of southwestern Latvia on the Baltic Sea
      • Daugavpils = a city of southeastern Latvia
    • member: Latvian = a native or inhabitant of Latvia

Place

Latvia, is a country in the Baltic region of Northern Europe, one of the three Baltic states. 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.

Music

"LATVIA" is a musical EP of Local Sports Team.

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Writings

  1. "Latvia" is a book by Stephen Baister.
  2. "Latvia" is a book by Artis Pabriks.
    • also known as "Latvia: the challenges of change"
  3. "Latvia" is a book by Pēteris Apinis.
    • also known as "Latvia: country, nation, state"
  4. "Latvia" is a book by Selma Aleksandra Ozols.
    • also known as "Latvia, a selected bibliography"
  5. "Latvia" is a book by Reginald Oliver Gilling Urch.
    • also known as "Latvia, country and people"

Phrases with Latvia

  1. capital of latvia
  2. republic of latvia

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Latvia

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Google previewLatvia Doing Business for Everyone Guide - Practical Information and Contacts (2012)

by IBP USA

Latvia is a parliamentary democracy. On September 30-October 1, 1995, the country held its second parliamentary elections since regaining independence. The vote was split among right, leftist and centrist parties, which formed a coalition ...

Google previewLatvia Mineral & Mining Sector Investment and Business Guide (2007)

by Usa International Business Publications

Latvia is a parliamentary democracy. On September 30 -October 1, 1995, the country held its second parliamentary elections since regaining independence. The vote was split among right, leftist and centrist parties, which formed a coalition ...

Google previewGlobal Forum on Transparency and Exchange of Information for Tax Purposes Global Forum on Transparency and Exchange of Information for Tax Purposes Peer Reviews: Latvia 2015 Phase 2: Implementation of the Standard in Practice (2015)

Phase 2: Implementation of the Standard in Practice by OECD

Latvia is a member of many international organisations including Council of Europe, the World Trade Organization, Moneyval, UNESCO, World Health Organisation and others In May 2013 OECD opened membership talks with Latvia Latvia ...

Google previewMapping Foreign Correspondence in Europe (2014)

by Georgios Terzis

in 1991, resulted in the country's becoming an independent state, foreign reporting about Latvia has varied in its contents and scale. By its territory and population, Latvia is a small state—with 2 million inhabitants—while its capital city, Riga, ...

Google previewBritannica Concise Encyclopedia (2008)

by Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc.

Latvia is a fully industrialized country. Heavy industry (notably the production of metals, ships, and railcars) once was more important than it is today; now leading manufactures include alcoholic beverages, wood products, foodstuffs, and ...

Google previewPost-Cold War Identity Politics (2004)

Northern and Baltic Experiences by Marko Lehti, David J Smith

Latvia is a European country and the European integration is of important political and human value for us. Latvia is also a new transatlantic state, the best example for what could be, for instance, the US-Baltic Partnership Charter and ...

Google previewManaging Schools (1998)

The European Experience by Bryan T. Peck, Harry A. Ramsay

Background Information Latvia is a low lying country with a cloudy and cool climate.It is covered with glacial deposits and small hills and lakes. The uplands in the northeast reach a height of more than 300 metres.In the central parts of the ...

Google previewWomen After All: Sex, Evolution, and the End of Male Supremacy (2015)

by Melvin Konner

The United States leads in these statistics, although Latvia is a close second. Married women who outearn husbands: Catharine Rampell, ...

Google previewKey Facts on Latvia (2014)

Essential Information on Latvia by Patrick W. Nee

Economy - overview: Latvia is a small, open economy with exports contributing nearly a third of GDP. Due to its geographical location, transit services are highly- developed, along with timber and wood-processing, agriculture and food ...

Google previewThe Baltic States (2013)

Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania by Thomas Lane, Artis Pabriks, Aldis Purs, David J. Smith

Latvia is a particularly good case in point of the disappointments and disillusionment of a mass movement. At the apogee ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Jewish Life Before and During the Holocaust: Seredina-Buda-Z (2001)

by Shmuel Spector, Geoffrey Wigoder

LATVIA, ESTONIA Arbusow ...

Google previewExporters' Encyclopaedia (1920)

Louis, Missouri Manila, Philippine Islands LATVIA St.

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Lithuania (2011)

by Saulius A. Suziedelis

An international organization founded on 8 N ovember 1991 in Tallinn to promote cooperation between the parliaments of Lithuania, Latvia, and Estonia. The Assembly consists of delegations of 12—20 parliamentarians ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the European Union (2013)

by David Phinnemore, Lee McGowan

Two years later,in 2000, the EU opened accession negotiationswith thesocalled ' Helsinki group' (Bulgaria, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Romania and Slovakia). Negotiations withthose applicant countries meeting the accession criteria—the ...

Google previewThe One Percenter Encyclopedia (2011)

The World of Outlaw Motorcycle Clubs from Abyss Ghosts to Zombies Elite by Bill Hayes

ESTABLISHED: 1983 9 PLACE OF ORIGIN: Russia 9 FOUNDERISI: “A group of people, cultivating a philosophy of men of freedom" 9 CHAPTER LOCATIONS: Russia, Latvia, and beyond 9 CENTER COLORS: Black and Red 9 CENTER ...

Google previewSweet Treats around the World: An Encyclopedia of Food and Culture (2014)

An Encyclopedia of Food and Culture by Timothy G. Roufs, Kathleen Smyth Roufs

Ieva Saulite Gorrilla (Latvia); ...

Google previewCompton's Pictured Encyclopedia (1922)

To Inspire Ambition, to Stimulate the Imagination, to Provide the Inquiring Mind with Accurate Information Told in an Interesting Style, and Thus Lead Into Broader Fields of Knowledge, Such is the Purpose of this Work by Guy Stanton Ford

LATVIA. Latvia or Letvia—the “land of the Letts” —is a new name that has appeared on our maps since November 1918; it comprises most of the former Russian provinces of Courland and Livonia and lies between Esthonia and Lithuania on ...

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The value of this 6-letter word is 9 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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