/suˈdeɪtnlænd/ (say sooh'daytnland)

a mountainous region in the Czech Republic in the northern and north-western parts; part of Czechoslovakia before annexation by Germany 1938; returned to Czechoslovakia 1945.
Also, Sudeten.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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