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Bel·grade(bĕl′grād′, -gräd′, bĕl-grād′)
The capital and largest city of Serbia, in the north-central part of the country at the confluence of the Danube and Sava Rivers. Founded in the third century bc, Belgrade became the capital of the kingdom of Serbia in the 19th century and the capital of Yugoslavia after World War I.
(Placename) the capital of Serbia, in the E part at the confluence of the Danube and Sava Rivers: became the capital of Serbia in 1878, of Yugoslavia in 1929, and later of the State Union of Serbia and Montenegro (2003–2006). Pop: 1 280 639 (2002). Serbian name: Beograd
Bel•grade(ˈbɛl greɪd, -grɑd, -græd, bɛlˈgreɪd, -ˈgrɑd, -ˈgræd)
the capital of Yugoslavia and the republic of Serbia, at the confluence of the Danube and Sava rivers. 1,470,073. Serbo-Croatian, Beograd.
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|Noun||1.||Belgrade - capital and largest city of Serbia and Montenegro; situated on the Danube|
Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, Jugoslavija, Serbia and Montenegro, Union of Serbia and Montenegro, Yugoslavia - a mountainous republic in southeastern Europe bordering on the Adriatic Sea; formed from two of the six republics that made up Yugoslavia until 1992; Serbia and Montenegro were known as the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia until 2003 when they adopted the name of the Union of Serbia and Montenegro