Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.


 (do͞o′brôv-nĭk′) Formerly Ra·gu·sa (rə-go͞o′zə, rä-go͞o′zä)
A city of southern Croatia on the Adriatic Sea. In the Middle Ages it was a powerful maritime city-state and a cultural center.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.


(Placename) a port in W Croatia, on the Dalmatian coast: an important commercial centre in the Middle Ages; damaged in 1991 when it was shelled by Serbian artillery. Pop: 43 770 (2001). Former Italian name (until 1918): Ragusa
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014


(ˈdu brɔv nɪk)

a seaport in S Croatia, on the Adriatic: resort. 58,920. Italian, Ragusa.
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Dubrovnik - a port city in southwestern Croatia on the AdriaticDubrovnik - a port city in southwestern Croatia on the Adriatic; a popular tourist center
Croatia, Hrvatska, Republic of Croatia - a republic in the western Balkans in south-central Europe in the eastern Adriatic coastal area; formerly part of the Habsburg monarchy and Yugoslavia; became independent in 1991
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
References in periodicals archive ?
Eat Foodies will love Dubrovnik, as Dalmatian hospitality is second to none.
GAME of Thrones has sent prices soaring in Dubrovnik, where parts of the hit series were filmed - but it's now so expensive that holidaymakers are going elsewhere.
Last Thursday, participants of the Peace March 2019 departed from Dubrovnik to Srebrenica and today they arrived in HadA3/4ice.
This symposium includes three papers from Croatian National Bank's 24th annual Dubrovnik Economic Conference (DEC) held on June 2-5, 2018.
Dubrovnik is the undoubted jewel in the Dalmatian crown, an ancient city that has seen more than its fair share of conflict over the years.
DUBROVNIK, Croatia (AFP) - Shepherding tourists through the arches and towers of Croatia's medieval walled city of Dubrovnik, Ivan Vukovic spends half his time leading tours of a capital that doesn't exist: the fictional King's Landing from "Game of Thrones".
Dubrovnik in Croatia, for instance, has the instant ability to steal the heart.
The question about Dubrovnik is, does it have too many?
Dubrovnik may be the setting for the fictional city of King's Landing in the global TV phenomenon Game of Thrones but there is so much more to this charming city.