former independent kingdom in central Europe (13th-15th cent.): part of Austria-Hungary until 1918 and then part of Czechoslovakia until 1993, when it was incorporated into Czech Republic
See Bohemia in American Heritage Dictionary 4
A community of persons with artistic or literary tastes who adopt manners and mores conspicuously different from those expected or approved of by the majority of society.
The district in which bohemians live.
Origin: Back-formation from bohemian
A historical region and former kingdom of present-day western Czech Republic. The Czechs, a Slavic people, settled in the area between the 1st and 5th centuries A.D. A later principality was independent until the 15th century, when it passed to Hungary and then to the Hapsburg dynasty of Austria. Bohemia became the core of the newly formed state of Czechoslovakia in 1918.