geographical name independent country SE Europe; a constituent republic of Yugoslavia 1946-91 comprising Croatia, Slavonia, & most of Istria & the Dalmatian coast capital Zagreb area 21,829 square miles (56,537 square kilometers), population 4,821,000

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