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Yu·go·sla·vi·a

Yugoslavia

 
pronunciation:
yu go sla vi
part of speech: noun
definition: formerly, a country in southeastern Europe located south of Austria and Hungary. Yugoslavia existed as a country from 1918 until it began to break up toward the end of the twentieth century. Eventually, it split up into the independent countries of Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Macedonia, and Serbia. Belgrade, which is now the capital of Serbia, was the capital of Yugoslavia.
derivations: Yugoslavian (adj.), Yugoslavic (adj.), Yugoslavian (n.)