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Ban·ja Lu·ka(bän′yə lo͞o′kə)
A city of north-central Bosnia and Herzegovina northwest of Sarajevo. Ruled at various times by Turkey and Austria, Banja Luka became part of Yugoslavia after World War I.
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Banja Luka(Bosnian ˈbaːnjaː ˌluːka)
(Placename) a city in NW Bosnia-Herzegovina, on the Vrbas River: scene of battles between the Austrians and Turks in 1527, 1688, and 1737; besieged by Serb forces (1992–95). Pop: 182 000 (2005 est)
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Ba•nja Lu•ka(ˈbɑ nyə ˈlu kə)
a city in N Bosnia and Herzegovina. 183,618.
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