Definition of Montenegro in English:


Line breaks: Mon¦te|negro
Pronunciation: /ˌmɒntɪˈniːɡrəʊ
A mountainous republic in the Balkans; 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 Yugoslavia; on the break-up of the country it formed a federation with Serbia, but voted in 2006 to become independent



(also Montenegran) adjective & noun
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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.

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