What is Republic of Zimbabwe?

  • (noun): A landlocked republic in south central Africa formerly called Rhodesia; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1980.
    Synonyms: Zimbabwe, Rhodesia, Southern Rhodesia

Some articles on republic of, republic, republics:

Vienna Convention On Diplomatic Relations - State Parties To The Convention
... nor ratified the convention are Antigua and Barbuda, Sultanate of Brunei, Cook Islands, Republic of Gambia, Niue, Republic of Palau, Solomon Islands ...
Moldova
... Moldova i/mɔːlˈdoʊvə/, officially the Republic of Moldova (Moldovan/Romanian Republica Moldova ) is a landlocked nation in Eastern Europe located between Romania to the west and Ukraine to the north, east ... boundaries as the Moldavian Soviet Socialist Republic in 1991 as part of the dissolution of the Soviet Union ... The nation is a parliamentary republic with a president as head of state and a prime minister as head of government ...
History and Culture - Weimar Republic
... For more details on this topic, see Weimar Republic ... The period in German history from 1919 to 1933 is commonly referred to as the Weimar Republic, as the Republic's constitution was drafted here ...
Republic - Other Meanings - United States
... A distinct set of definitions for the word republic evolved in the United States ... In common parlance a republic is a state that does not practice direct democracy but rather has a government indirectly controlled by the people ... and did not exist in the classical republics ...
Marine (military) - Historical Marine Forces - Republic of Vietnam
... The forerunner of the Republic of Vietnam Marine Corps (VNMC) was established by Ngo Dinh Diem, then prime minister of what was then the State of Vietnam on October 13, 1954 ... The Republic of Vietnam was established in October 1955 after Diem used a fraudulent referendum to topple Bao Dai ...

Famous quotes containing the word republic:

    No republic is more real than that of letters, and I am the last in principles, as I am the least in pretensions to any dictatorship in it.
    Thomas Jefferson (1743–1826)