Bosnia-Herzegovina


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Bosnia and Herzegovina

Bosnia and Herzegovina

or Bos·ni·a-Her·ze·go·vi·na or Bos·ni·a-Her·ce·go·vi·na  (bŏz′nē-ə-hĕrt′sə-gō′vē-nə, -gō-vē′-, hûrt′-) Commonly known as Bosnia
A country of the northwest Balkan Peninsula. It was a constituent republic of Yugoslavia from 1946 to 1991, when it declared its independence. In 1992 the country erupted in war among Serb, Bosniak, and Croat factions. A peace agreement was reached in November 1995 by Balkan leaders in Dayton, Ohio, which called for the creation of two substates, a Croat-Bosniak federation to govern one half of the country and a Bosnian Serb republic to constitute the other half, united under a newly created national presidency, assembly, court, and central bank.

Bosnia-Herzegovina

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Bosnia and Herzegovina

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(Placename) a country in SW Europe; a constituent republic of Yugoslavia until 1991; in a state of civil war (1992–95); Serbian and Croatian forces were also involved: mostly barren and mountainous, with forests in the east. Languages: Bosnian, Croatian, and Serbian (formerly all regarded together as Serbo-Croat). Religion: Muslim, Serbian Orthodox, and Roman Catholic. Currency: marka (pegged to the euro). Capital: Sarajevo. Pop: 3 875 723 (2013 est). Area: 51 129 sq km (19 737 sq miles)
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Noun1.Bosnia-Herzegovina - a mountainous republic of south-central EuropeBosnia-Herzegovina - 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
Bosnia - the northern part of Bosnia-Herzegovina
Sarajevo - capital and largest city of Bosnia; scene of the assassination of Francis Ferdinand in 1914 which precipitated World War I
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Bosnia-Herzegovina

Bosnia-Hercegovina [ˌbɒzniəhɜːtsəgəʊˈviːnə] nBosnie-Herzégovine f

Bosnia-Herzegovina

[ˌbɒznɪəhɜːtsəgəʊˈviːnə] Bosnia-Hercegovina [ˌbɒznɪəhɜːtsəˈgɒvɪnə] nBosnia-Erzegovina

Bosnia-Herzegovina

البوسْنَة والهِرْسِك Bosna a Hercegovina Bosnien-Hercegovina Bosnien-Herzegowina Βοσνία και Ερζεγονβίνη Bosnia y Herzegovina, Bosnia-Herzegovina Bosnia ja Hertsegovina Bosnie-Herzégovine Bosna i Hercegovina Bosnia ed Erzegovina ボスニア・ヘルツェゴビナ 보스니아 헤르체코비나 Bosnië en Herzegovina Bosnia og Herzegovina Bośnia i Hercegowina Bósnia e Herzegovina Босния и Герцеговина Bosnien och Hercegovina ประเทศบอสเนียและเฮอร์เซโกวีน่า Bosna-Hersek Bosnia và Herzegovina 波斯尼亚和黑塞哥维纳
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Federica Mogherini, who is paying an official visit to Bosnia, addressed a speech to Bosnia-Herzegovina Parliament on Monday after holding several meetings with at the Presidential Council which consisting of three members representing Bosnia, Croatia and Serbia.
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Despite dominating much of the game and taking the lead through Dzeko, nerves and fatigue contributed to a late Samir Nasri penalty, consigning Bosnia-Herzegovina to the play-offs once more.
SARAJEVO, May 30 (KUNA) -- The Kuwaiti embassy in Sarajevo, along with several charitable societies, began Friday the second Kuwaiti relief aid campaign for Bosnia-Herzegovina which was hit by floods this month.
Amnesty's appeal followed a visit to Bosnia-Herzegovina by US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and European Union security and foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton.
THE MINISTER of Foreign Affairs for Bosnia-Herzegovina Sven Alkalaj arrived In Cyprus yesterday for a two-day visit.
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