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Bel·grade

 (bĕl′grād′, -gräd′, bĕl-grād′)
The capital and largest city of Serbia, in the north-central part of the country at the confluence of the Danube and Sava Rivers. Founded in the third century bc, Belgrade became the capital of the kingdom of Serbia in the 19th century and the capital of Yugoslavia after World War I.

Belgrade

(bɛlˈɡreɪd; ˈbɛlɡreɪd)
n
(Placename) the capital of Serbia, in the E part at the confluence of the Danube and Sava Rivers: became the capital of Serbia in 1878, of Yugoslavia in 1929, and later of the State Union of Serbia and Montenegro (2003–2006). Pop: 1 280 639 (2002). Serbian name: Beograd

Bel•grade

(ˈbɛl greɪd, -grɑd, -græd, bɛlˈgreɪd, -ˈgrɑd, -ˈgræd)

n.
the capital of Yugoslavia and the republic of Serbia, at the confluence of the Danube and Sava rivers. 1,470,073. Serbo-Croatian, Beograd.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Belgrade - capital and largest city of Serbia and MontenegroBelgrade - capital and largest city of Serbia and Montenegro; situated on the Danube
Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, Jugoslavija, Serbia and Montenegro, Union of Serbia and Montenegro, Yugoslavia - a mountainous republic in southeastern Europe bordering on the Adriatic Sea; formed from two of the six republics that made up Yugoslavia until 1992; Serbia and Montenegro were known as the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia until 2003 when they adopted the name of the Union of Serbia and Montenegro
Serbia, Srbija - a historical region in central and northern Yugoslavia; Serbs settled the region in the 6th and 7th centuries
Translations
Белград
Bělehrad
Beograd
Belgrad
Belgrad
Beograd
Belgrad
Belgrad
Beograd

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When Belgrade was the capital of Yugoslavia, its writ ran from the Alpine slopes of Slovenia in the north to impoverished Macedonia in the south, taking in 22 million people and seven now-independent states, most of which shared a common language.
Scenes in the former capital of Yugoslavia and Munich were shot at the Assembly Rooms in Newcastle and an airfield in Northumberland, while Beamish Museum and an old Durham hospital was also used.
Built on what was previously open land near the district of Surcin, it lies approximately eleven miles (18km) west of what was then the capital of Yugoslavia.