American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- The capital and largest city of Serbia, in the north-central part of the country at the confluence of the Danube and Sava Rivers. Founded in the third century B.C., Belgrade became the capital of the kingdom of Serbia in the 19th century and the capital of Yugoslavia after World War I. Population: 1,120,000.
- n. capital and largest city of Serbia and Montenegro; situated on the Danube
- From Slavic words beli or beo, meaning white and grad meaning city or town. It was named after the white wall of the fortress that enclosed the city. Compare Belgorod. (Wiktionary)
“BELGRADE Reuters – A routine appendix operation in Belgrade went badly wrong when two surgeons started fighting and stormed from the operating theater to settle their dispute outside, the daily Politika reported Wednesday.”
“ALESSIO VINCI, CNN BELGRADE BUREAU CHIEF: Joie, according to the state run news agency, Tanjug here Belgrade, the constitutional court has ruled that part of the elections, referring to the presidential election that was -- that took place here on September 24 must be repeated.”
“BELGRADE - A grenade shattered windows at the U.S. embassy in central Belgrade night but caused no casualties, police said.”
“September 21st, 2009 BELGRADE - A Belgrade court said Monday it has ordered a 30-day investigative detention of 10 people suspected of brutally beating a”
“September 19th, 2009 BELGRADE - Serbian authorities effectively banned the gay pride parade in Belgrade, gay right activists claimed Saturday following the threats of violence from extreme nationalist groups.”
“BELGRADE (Reuters) - A gay rights parade in Belgrade erupted in violence on Sunday as thousands of police deployed to protect marchers clashed with anti-gay protesters, who rioted and attacked the headquarters of the ruling parties.”
“BELGRADE (Reuters) - A gay rights parade in Belgrade descended into violence Sunday as thousands of police deployed to protect marchers clashed with gangs of anti-gay protesters, sparking riots, injuries and dozens of arrests.”
“BELGRADE - Two passenger jets nearly collided over Belgrade this week, air traffic authorities said yesterday.”
“BELGRADE (Reuters) - The Serbian authorities have charged 15 people with the premeditated murder of a French soccer fan in Belgrade last September, the state prosecutor said yesterday.”
“BELGRADE (Reuters) - Serb rioters enraged by Kosovoâ€ ™ s secession stormed the U.S. embassy in Belgrade and set it on fire, leaving one person dead and drawing swift condemnation from Washington and the U.N. Security Council.”
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