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Herzegovina

Syllabification: Her·ze·go·vi·na
Pronunciation: /ˌhərtsəˈɡōvənə, ˌhert-, -ɡōˈvēnə
 
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(also Hercegovina)

Definition of Herzegovina in English:

A region in the Balkans that forms the southern part of Bosnia and Herzegovina and is separated from the Adriatic Sea by part of Croatia. Its chief town is Mostar.

Derivatives

Herzegovinian

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Pronunciation: /-ɡōˈvinēən, -ɡōˈvēnēən/
adjective& noun
Example sentences
  • Bosnians and Herzegovinians like to taste their way through a menu, and it is an old restaurant practice to serve small amounts of six or more different, but complementary, dishes arranged side by side on a plate.
  • In fact, the Herzegovinian conditions are predisposed for the planting of fruit trees.
  • In fact, more than half the Bosnian and Herzegovinian female population lives without any kind of health insurance.

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