Bosnia and Herzegovina

country of the Balkan Penin.; 19,741 sq. mi.; pop. 4,029,000; cap. Sarajevo.

Webster's Gazetteer. 2013.

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  • Bosnia and Herzegovina — Bosnia redirects here. For other uses, see Bosnia (disambiguation). Not to be confused with Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina or Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina. Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosna i Hercegovina Босна и Херцеговина …   Wikipedia

  • Bosnia and Herzegovina — • Together, form the north western corner of the Balkan Peninsula Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Bosnia and Herzegovina     Bosnia and Herzegovina      …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Bosnia and Herzegovina —    Bosnia and Herzegovina has been predominantly Muslim since the Ottoman Muslim conquest of the 15th century. Christianity had some presence, thanks largely to Catholic Croatia to the north and west and Orthodox Serbia to the east, but there was …   Encyclopedia of Protestantism

  • Bosnia and Herzegovina — [bäz′nē ə and hert΄sə gō vē′nə] country in SE Europe: it came under Turkish rule in the 15th cent. and under Austro Hungarian control in 1878: it was part of Yugoslavia (1918 91): 19,741 sq mi (51,129 sq km); pop. 4,366,000; cap. Sarajevo: also… …   English World dictionary

  • Bosnia and Herzegovina — a republic in S Europe: formerly (1945 92) a constituent republic of Yugoslavia. 2,607,734; 19,909 sq. mi. (51,565 sq. km). Cap.: Sarajevo. * * * Bosnia and Herzegovina Introduction Bosnia and Herzegovina Background: Bosnia and Herzegovina s… …   Universalium

  • Bosnia and Herzegovina — <p></p> <p></p> Introduction ::Bosnia and Herzegovina <p></p> Background: <p></p> Bosnia and Herzegovina s declaration of sovereignty in October 1991 was followed by a declaration of independence… …   The World Factbook

  • Bosnia and Herzegovina — noun a mountainous republic of south central Europe; formerly part of the Ottoman Empire and then a part of Yugoslavia; voted for independence in 1992 but the mostly Serbian army of Yugoslavia refused to accept the vote and began ethnic cleansing …   Useful english dictionary

  • Bosnia and Herzegovina — /hɜtsəgoʊˈvinə/ (say hertsuhgoh veenuh) noun a republic in south eastern Europe consisting of two adjacent regions, bordered by Croatia, Serbia, Montenegro, and the Adriatic Sea; Bosnia was an independent kingdom in medieval times before becoming …   Australian English dictionary

  • Bosnia and Herzegovina —  / Bosnia Herzegovina  Serbian republic, formerly part of Yugoslavia; capital Sarajevo …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

  • Bosnia and Herzegovina — Bos′nia and Herzegovi′na n. geg a republic in S Europe: formerly (1945–92) a constituent republic of Yugoslavia. 3,482,495; 19,741 sq. mi. (51,129 sq. km) cap.: Sarajevo …   From formal English to slang

  • Bosnia and Herzegovina — noun A country on the Balkan Peninsula with the capital Sarajevo. Until 1992, it was part of Yugoslavia …   Wiktionary

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