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1. A region that constitutes the northern part of Bosnia and Herzegovina. It was settled by Slavs in the 7th century and became an independent state in the 12th century. Bosnia was controlled after 1463 by Turkey and after 1878 by the Austro-Hungarian Empire, which formally annexed Bosnia in 1908. After World War II Bosnia and Herzegovina formed a constituent republic of Yugoslavia.
2. See Bosnia and Herzegovina.
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(Placename) a region of central Bosnia-Herzegovina: belonged to Turkey (1463–1878), to Austria-Hungary (1879–1918), then to Yugoslavia (1918–91)
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Bos•ni•a(ˈbɒz ni ə)
a historic region in S Europe: a former Turkish province; a part of Austria 1879–1918; now part of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Bos′ni•an, adj., n.
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|Noun||1.||Bosnia - the northern part of Bosnia-Herzegovina|
Bosna i Hercegovina, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bosnia - 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
|2.||Bosnia - 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[ˈbɒznɪə] N → Bosnia f
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Bosnia[ˈbɒzniə] n → Bosnie f
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n → Bosnien nt
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Bosnia[ˈbɒznɪə] n → Bosnia
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Bosnia→ البوسْنَة Bosna Bosnien Bosnien Βοσνία Bosnia Bosnia Bosnie Bosna Bosnia ボスニア 보스니아 Bosnië Bosnia Bośnia Bósnia Босния Bosnien ประเทศบอสเนีย Bosna Bosnia 波斯尼亚
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