Central Europe

noun /ˈsɛntrəl ˈjʊəɹəp,ˈsɛntrəl ˈjʊɹəp/
A geographic region in the center of Europe, usually including the former Austro-Hungarian states, Poland, and Germany.

Western Christendoms centuries-long confrontation with the Oriental and Islamic empire of the Ottoman Turks also helped define Central Europe as a cultural and historical region.

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