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