Istrian Peninsula
geographical name see Istria

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  • istrian — I. ˈistrēən adjective Usage: usually capitalized Etymology: Istria + English an, adjective suffix 1. : of, relating to, or characteristic of Istria, a peninsula on the northeast coast of the Adriatic sea 2. : of, relating to, or characteristic of …   Useful english dictionary

  • Istria — Istrian, adj., n. /is tree euh/; It. /ees trddyah/, n. a peninsula at the N end of the Adriatic, in SW Slovenia and W Croatia. Also called Istrian Peninsula. * * * Peninsula, extending into the northeastern Adriatic Sea. It has an area of 1,220… …   Universalium

  • Istria — Istrian, adj., n. /is tree euh/; It. /ees trddyah/, n. a peninsula at the N end of the Adriatic, in SW Slovenia and W Croatia. Also called Istrian Peninsula …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Croatia — /kroh ay sheuh, shee euh/, n. a republic in SE Europe: includes the historical regions of Dalmatia, Istria, and Slavonia; formerly a part of Yugoslavia. 5,026,995, 21,835 sq. mi. (56,555 sq. km) Cap.: Zagreb. Serbo Croatian, Hrvatska. * * *… …   Universalium

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  • Slovenia — /sloh vee nee euh, veen yeuh/, n. a republic in SE Europe: formerly part of Yugoslavia. 1,945,998; 7819 sq. mi. (20,250 sq. km). Cap.: Ljubljana. * * * Slovenia Introduction Slovenia Background: The Slovene lands were part of the Holy Roman… …   Universalium

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