Definition of Bosnia and herzegovina

1. 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 in order to rid Bosnia of its Croats and Muslims.

Definition of Bosnia and herzegovina

1. Proper noun. A country on the Balkan Peninsula with the capital Sarajevo. Until 1992, it was part of Yugoslavia. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bosnia And Herzegovina

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Bosman rule
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Literary usage of Bosnia and herzegovina

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1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"The districts of Herzegovina near Ragusa aimed at individual independence, while the rest of the territory now included in Bosnia and Herzegovina gradually ..."

2. Rambles and Studies in Bosnia-Herzegovina and Dalmatia by Robert Munro (1900)
"SKETCH OF THE UNWRITTEN RECORDS OF bosnia and herzegovina. IN the varied materials discussed in the preceding pages there is ample evidence to show that the ..."

3. The Historians' History of the World: A Comprehensive Narrative of the Rise by Henry Smith Williams (1907)
"This compensation was the mandate which was given her at the Treaty of Berlin (July, 1878) to occupy the provinces of Bosnia and Herzegovina "to restore ..."

4. The Map of Europe by Treaty: Showing the Various Political and Territorial by Edward Hertslet (1891)
"BRITISH RE PL Y to the Andrassy Note respecting Reforms in Bosnia and Herzegovina. London, 25th January, 187(i. 1. Religious Liberty. TABLE. 2. ..."

5. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1884)
"... Bosnia and Herzegovina for 1883 are estimated , Tll° Hungarian budgets from Ib, 7 to 1882 The expenses of the civil administration of . at ..."

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