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Bosnia and Herzegovina
Bosnia and Herzegovinaor Bos·ni·a-Her·ze·go·vi·na or Bos·ni·a-Her·ce·go·vi·na (bŏz′nē-ə-hĕrt′sə-gō′vē-nə, -gō-vē′-, hûrt′-) Commonly known as Bosnia
A country of the northwest Balkan Peninsula. It was a constituent republic of Yugoslavia from 1946 to 1991, when it declared its independence. In 1992 the country erupted in war among Serb, Bosniak, and Croat factions. A peace agreement was reached in November 1995 by Balkan leaders in Dayton, Ohio, which called for the creation of two substates, a Croat-Bosniak federation to govern one half of the country and a Bosnian Serb republic to constitute the other half, united under a newly created national presidency, assembly, court, and central bank.
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Bosnia and Herzegovina
(Placename) a country in SW Europe; a constituent republic of Yugoslavia until 1991; in a state of civil war (1992–95); Serbian and Croatian forces were also involved: mostly barren and mountainous, with forests in the east. Languages: Bosnian, Croatian, and Serbian (formerly all regarded together as Serbo-Croat). Religion: Muslim, Serbian Orthodox, and Roman Catholic. Currency: marka (pegged to the euro). Capital: Sarajevo. Pop: 3 875 723 (2013 est). Area: 51 129 sq km (19 737 sq miles)
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|Noun||1.||Bosnia-Herzegovina - 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-HerzegovinaBosnia-Hercegovina [ˌbɒzniəhɜːtsəgəʊˈviːnə] n → Bosnie-Herzégovine f
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Bosnia-Herzegovina[ˌbɒznɪəhɜːtsəgəʊˈviːnə] Bosnia-Hercegovina [ˌbɒznɪəhɜːtsəˈgɒvɪnə] n → Bosnia-Erzegovina
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Bosnia-Herzegovina→ البوسْنَة والهِرْسِك Bosna a Hercegovina Bosnien-Hercegovina Bosnien-Herzegowina Βοσνία και Ερζεγονβίνη Bosnia y Herzegovina, Bosnia-Herzegovina Bosnia ja Hertsegovina Bosnie-Herzégovine Bosna i Hercegovina Bosnia ed Erzegovina ボスニア・ヘルツェゴビナ 보스니아 헤르체코비나 Bosnië en Herzegovina Bosnia og Herzegovina Bośnia i Hercegowina Bósnia e Herzegovina Босния и Герцеговина Bosnien och Hercegovina ประเทศบอสเนียและเฮอร์เซโกวีน่า Bosna-Hersek Bosnia và Herzegovina 波斯尼亚和黑塞哥维纳
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