Yugoslavia
also Jugoslavia geographical name 1. former country S Europe on Balkan Peninsula consisting of Serbia, Montenegro, Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, & Macedonia; established 1918 as a kingdom ( Kingdom of the Serbs, Croats, and Slovenes), became a federal republic 1945 capital Belgrade 2. — see Serbia and MontenegroYugoslav or Yugoslavian adjective or noun

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  • Yugoslavia — (Serbo Croatian, Croatian, Serbian, Slovene, Macedonian: Jugoslavija ; Cyrillic script: Југославија; literally in English: South Slavia or Land of South Slavs ) is a term that describes three political entities that existed successively on the… …   Wikipedia

  • Yugoslavia — La bandera de Yugoslavia ha sido históricamente la compuesta por los tres colores paneslavos: rojo, blanco y azul, aunque con dife …   Wikipedia Español

  • YUGOSLAVIA — ( Land of the Southern Slavs ), until 1991 a Socialist Federated Republic in S.E. Europe, in the Balkan Peninsula. The various elements of which Yugoslav Jewry was composed after 1918 (i.e., those of Serbia and the Austro Hungarian countries)… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Yugoslavia — Yu*go slav i a, n. A mountainous republic in southeastern Europe [syn: [Yugoslavia],[Federal Republic of Yugoslavia], [Jugoslavija], [Serbia and Montenegro]] [WordNet 1.7] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Yugoslavia — El nombre de esta antigua nación de Europa tiene dos formas igualmente válidas, Yugoslavia y Yugoeslavia. Es preferible la primera, tanto por su mayor frecuencia de uso como por su más sencilla articulación. Lo mismo cabe decir de las formas… …   Diccionario panhispánico de dudas

  • Yugoslavia — 1929 (earlier the country was Kingdom of the Serbs, Croats, and Slovenes); from YUGOSLAV (Cf. Yugoslav) + IA (Cf. ia). The name vanished from the map in 2003 …   Etymology dictionary

  • Yugoslavia — [yo͞o΄gō slä′vē ə, yo͞o΄gəsläv′yə; yo͞osläv′yə] a former country in the NW Balkan Peninsula, bordering on the Adriatic: established as a nation in 1918 (called Kingdom of the Serbs, Croats, and Slovenes, 1918 29), became a federal republic (1945) …   English World dictionary

  • Yugoslavia — Yugoslavian, adj., n. Yugoslavic, adj. /yooh goh slah vee euh/, n. 1. a federal republic in S Europe: since 1992 comprised of Serbia and Montenegro. 10,573,928; 39,449 sq. mi. (102,173 sq. km). Cap.: Belgrade. 2. Formerly (1918 29), Kingdom of… …   Universalium

  • yugoslavia — 1. (yugoslavia) (369↑, 62↓) Beautiful country, with beautiful languages, cultures and peoples. Fascist racists fucked it up. I miss Jugoslavija. :( Some Bosnians and other Yugoslavs (mostly artists, movie makers, etc,) still call themselves… …   Urban English dictionary

  • Yugoslavia — Este artículo es sobre el territorio conocido genéricamente como Yugoslavia. Para otros significados, véase Yugoslavia (desambiguación) El territorio conocido genéricamente como Yugoslavia es el que agrupa a los estados de Eslovenia, Croacia,… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Yugoslavia —    Estimated Gypsy population of Yugoslavia in 1992 (before the breakup of the republic): one million. More than 50,000 Yugoslav Gypsies had perished during the Nazi Holocaust, leaving a population of perhaps 600,000 in 1945. In 1981 a census… …   Historical dictionary of the Gypsies

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