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The capital and largest city of Croatia on the Sava River in the north-central part of the country. Originally a Roman town, it came under the control of Hungary in the 1200s. During the 1800s, the city was a center of Croatian nationalism, and it became the capital of an autonomous Croatia within the kingdom of Hungary in 1868. Zagreb was a part of Yugoslavia from after World War I until 1991.


(Placename) the capital of Croatia, on the River Sava; gothic cathedral; university (1874); industrial centre. Pop: 685 000 (2005 est). German name: Agram


(ˈzɑ grɛb)

the capital of Croatia, in the NW part. 1,174,512.
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Noun1.Zagreb - the capital of Croatia
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
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It has checked their rhythm too - they followed up with a 1-0 defeat to Seville on Thursday - and the Croatian Cup holders look too short at 13-20 away to NK Zagreb today.
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Speaking at a ceremony to mark Croatia Airlines's first flight from Zagreb to Istanbul, Croatia Airlines President Srecko Simunovic said that flights from Zagreb to Istanbul would contribute to the friendship between Turkey and Croatia, strengthen cooperation and boost mutual tourism.
Jelic moved to Zagreb, Croatia to work as a linguist with the Croatian Information Center.
Penicillin resistance ranged from 8% in Osijek to 62% in Cakovec; erythromycin and azythromicin resistance from 9% in Dubrovnik to 31% in one Zagreb center; and cotrimoxazole resistance from 14% in Sisak to 70% in Pula.
We admitted for treatment a fan from Amsterdam with a knife wound,'' said an official at the Zagreb emergency hospital.
Zagreb are one of the strongest teams to come through the first qualifying round of the European Cup - and they are also fired up by national pride.
Understandably on form - Zagreb was beaten after winning a maiden - he opted for 9-4 second favourite Dr Massini, which never got into the race and finished seventh.
To be chosen to deliver the trading technology to Zagreb Stock Exchange, the largest exchange in South-Eastern Europe, is an acknowledgement of our position as a leading global provider of market technology.
Voluntary ex ante transparency notice: maintenance of protected areas of the city of zagreb.
The Croatian champions have not scored in any of their five matches but are under new management - Krunoslav Jurcic replaced Ante Cacic after last month's 1-0 league defeat at rivals NK Zagreb - and will be feeling more positive after a 1-0 success at home to Lokomitiva on Friday.
STOCKHOLM, Sweden -- OMX (STO:OMX) and Zagreb Stock Exchange have signed a Memorandum of Understanding regarding cooperation.