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 (lo͞o′blē-ä′nə, lyo͞o′blyä-nä)
The capital and largest city of Slovenia, in the central part of the country on the Sava River. Founded by the Romans in the first century bc, Ljubljana came under Habsburg rule in ad 1277. It passed to Yugoslavia in 1918 and became the capital of the newly independent republic of Slovenia in 1991.
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(Placename) the capital of Slovenia: capital of Illyria (1816–49); part of Yugoslavia (1918–91); university (1595). Pop: 265 881 (2002). German name: Laibach
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(ˌlu bliˈɑ nə, -nɑ)

the capital of Slovenia, in the central part. 305,211.
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Noun1.Ljubljana - the capital of SloveniaLjubljana - the capital of Slovenia    
Republic of Slovenia, Slovenia, Slovenija - a mountainous republic in central Europe; formerly part of the Habsburg monarchy and Yugoslavia; achieved independence in 1991
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Of IEEE EUROCON'2003 - Ljublijana, Slovenia, 1: 233-236.
Slovenia is conveniently accessed through its capital's Ljublijana Airport, or can be reached by road from Zagreb, Croatia within two hours, from Venice and Vienna within three and a half hours, from Munich within four and a half hours, or from Milan within five hours.
Rooney, on 47 goals, is just two short of Bobby Charlton's landmark going into Sunday's Euro 2016 qualifier with Slovenia in Ljublijana.
Finally, we thank participants at the XXVIII Italian Conference of Labor Economics (Rome, 2013), the European Association of Labor Economist (Torino, 2013), the VI European Workshop on Applied Cultural Economics (Ljublijana, 2013), the III Workshop on Institutions, Individual Behavior and Economic Outcomes (Argentiera, 2012), and at the 53 SIE Annual Meeting (Matera, 2012), and seminar participants at the Copenhagen Business School, LSE, University of Pisa, Queen Mary University of London, the University of Milano Bicocca (CISEPS), the University of Southern Denmark, and the University of Venice for useful comments.
Pavlic (Eds.), September 17-18, 2012, Ljubljana, Slovenia; University of Ljublijana. pp.