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Meaning of BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA

 
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 Definition: 
[n]  a mountainous republic of south-central Europe; formerly part of the Ottoman Empire and Yugoslavia; voted for independence in 1992 but the mostly Serbian army of Yugoslavia refused to accept the vote and began `ethnic cleansing' to rid Bosnia of Croats and Muslims
 
 Synonyms: Bosna i Hercegovina, Bosnia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina
 
 See Also: European country, European nation, Sarajevo

 

 

 

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