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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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Although Bosnian had some currency as a designation of the language of some of the inhabitants of Bosnia, its emergence as the official designation of the language of the Bosniaks did not occur until the 1991 census and the official declaration by Bosnian and Herzegovinian Muslims that their self-declared ethnicity would from then on be Bosniak and their language Bosnian.
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Croatian president Franjo Tudjman was considered essential to the peace process even as he was deeply involved in hard-line Croatian offensives in Bosnia in 1993-1994 and was the authority of last resort among hard-line Herzegovinian Croats until his death.
The failure of Bosnia came about because of the refusal of Bosnian Serbs and Herzegovinian Croats (between them slightly more than half of the pre-war population) to risk becoming minorities in a country dominated by Muslims.
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