Bosnia


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Bos·ni·a

 (bŏz′nē-ə)
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.

Bosnia

(ˈbɒznɪə)
n
(Placename) a region of central Bosnia-Herzegovina: belonged to Turkey (1463–1878), to Austria-Hungary (1879–1918), then to Yugoslavia (1918–91)

Bos•ni•a

(ˈbɒz ni ə)

n.
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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.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 EuropeBosnia - 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
Translations
Босна
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Bosnien
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Bosznia
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ボスニア
보스니아
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Bosnien
ประเทศบอสเนีย
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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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FILE-Chairman of the Triparitite Bosnian Presidency Mladen Ivanic CAIRO -- 16 April 2018: Bosnia and Herzegovina Ambassador to Egypt DuEiko Stojanovic referred that moving the Embassy of Bosnia and Herzegovina to the New Administrative Capital is being considered, especially considering that the Ministry of the Foreign Affairs and other ministries will also be moved to the new capital.
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KARACHI -- Ambassador of Bosnia and Herzegovina Sakib Foric has advised the business and industrial community of Karachi to explore the investment opportunities in Bosnia and Herzegovina where they can enjoy many benefits including cheaper fuel and electricity along with tax free regime and other facilities being offered through the Foreign Investment Promotion Agency (FIPA) which facilitates and supports foreign direct investment in Bosnia.
KARACHI -- The Ambassador of Bosnia and Herzegovina Sakib Foric has urged the business and industrial community of Karachi to explore investment opportunities in Bosnia and Herzegovina and avail benefits including cheaper fuel and electricity along with a tax free regime and other facilities being offered through the Foreign Investment Promotion Agency (FIPA).
Bosnia has lifted a key blockage on its road to EU membership, with help from Berlin.