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A city of northwest Croatia on the Adriatic Sea. Captured by Rome in 178 bc, it was a major naval station of the Habsburg empire and passed to Italy in 1919 and to Yugoslavia in 1947.
See Table at currency.
[Tswana, rain (used as greeting for good fortune).]
(Currencies) the standard monetary unit of Botswana, divided into 100 thebe
(Placename) a port in NW Croatia at the S tip of the Istrian Peninsula: made a Roman military base in 178 bc; became the main Austro-Hungarian naval station and passed to Italy in 1919, to Yugoslavia in 1947, and is now in independent Croatia. Pop: 67 000 (2007 est). Latin name: Pietas Julia Italian name: Pola
n., pl. -la.
the basic monetary unit of Botswana.
[1976; < Tswana]
a seaport in NW Yugoslavia, on the Istrian Peninsula. 77,057.