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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [wawr-saw]
    • /ˈwɔr sɔ/
    • /ˈwɔːsɔː/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [wawr-saw]
    • /ˈwɔr sɔ/

Definitions of warsaw word

  • noun warsaw a republic in E central Europe, on the Baltic Sea. About 121,000 sq. mi. (313,400 sq. km). Capital: Warsaw. 1
  • noun warsaw A fish, the black grouper (Epinephelus nigritus). 1
  • noun warsaw capital city of Poland 1
  • noun warsaw the capital of Poland, in the E central part on the River Vistula: became capital at the end of the 16th century; almost completely destroyed in World War II as the main centre of the Polish resistance movement; rebuilt within about six years; university (1818); situated at the junction of important trans-European routes. Pop: 2 204 000 (2005 est) 0
  • noun warsaw capital of Poland, on the Vistula River: pop. 1,651,000 0
  • noun warsaw a very large, black grouper (Epinephelus nigritus) of the Caribbean 0

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Origin of warsaw

First appearance:

before 1880
One of the 23% newest English words
1880-85, Americanism; < Spanish guasa

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Parts of speech for Warsaw


warsaw popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 85% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

warsaw usage trend in Literature

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