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or Her·ce·go·vi·na  (hĕrt′sə-gō′vē-nə, -gō-vē′-, hûrt′-)
A region constituting the southern part of Bosnia and Herzegovina. Largely independent after the 10th century, it was conquered by Bosnia in the 14th century and (with Bosnia) by Turkey in the 15th century. Bosnia and Herzegovina formed a constituent republic of Yugoslavia from 1946 to 1991.

Her′ze·go·vi′ni·an adj. & n.


(ˌhɜːtsəɡəʊˈviːnə) or


(Placename) a region in Bosnia-Herzegovina: originally under Austro-Hungarian rule; became part of the province of Bosnia-Herzegovina (1878), which was a constituent republic of Yugoslavia (1946–92)


(ˌhɛr tsə goʊˈvi nə)

a historic region in S Europe: now part of Bosnia and Herzegovina. Serbo-Croatian, Hercegovina.
Her`ze•go•vi′ni•an, adj., n.
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