Associations to the word «Bosnia»


BOSNIA, proper noun. The northern three-fourths of the country of Bosnia and Herzegovina, as a geographic and historical entity, not an administrative unit.
BOSNIA, proper noun. Short for Bosnia and Herzegovina. (the whole country).
BOSNIA AND HERCEGOVINA, proper noun. Alternative spelling of Bosnia and Herzegovina
BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA, proper noun. A country on the Balkan Peninsula which has the capital Sarajevo and which, until 1992, was part of Yugoslavia.

Dictionary definition

BOSNIA, noun. The northern part of Bosnia-Herzegovina.
BOSNIA, noun. A mountainous republic of south-central Europe; formerly part of the Ottoman Empire and then a part of Yugoslavia; voted for independence in 1992 but the mostly Serbian army of Yugoslavia refused to accept the vote and began ethnic cleansing in order to rid Bosnia of its Croats and Muslims.

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