A mountainous, landlocked republic in the Balkans, formerly part of Yugoslavia; population 672,200 (est. 2009); capital, Podgorica. Joined with Serbia before the Turkish conquest of 1355, Montenegro became independent in 1851. In 1918, it became part of the federation of Yugoslavia. On the breakup of Yugoslavia in 1992, it formed a federation with Serbia, but voted in 2006 to become independent.
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- In Montenegrin folklore, the origin of Evil is a beautiful woman: She makes men lose their balance, she literally destabilizes the universe, coloring all things with a tone of partiality.
- A Montenegrin friend, who now lives in England, is keen to point out that Montenegro remains a multi-cultural republic.
- It is now the height of the Montenegrin winter and bitterly cold.
Pronunciation: /-ˈneɡrən/(also Montenegran) adjective& noun
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