from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Formerly Ra·gu·sa (rə-go͞oˈzə, rä-go͞oˈzä)Dubrovnik A city of southern Croatia on a promontory jutting into the Adriatic Sea. A port and popular tourist resort, it was a center of Serbo-Croatian culture and literature in medieval times. Population: 31,700.
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- proper n. A city and port in southern Croatia on the Adriatic Sea.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a port city in southwestern Croatia on the Adriatic; a popular tourist center
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“While on vacation in Dubrovnik, Croatia this summer, we ran across an old Yugoslav atlas which included this map on the entry for the US.”
On our arrival in Dubrovnik, local grannies are waiting with signs about private rooms to rent.
Besides the BBC did a drama version of Casanova recently (some scenes were shot in Dubrovnik: - s) with Peter O'Toole which eas great - based on his diaries.
That's what the other M. P.'s and the Koreans in the transportation unit called Dubrovnik rather than trying to pronounce his full name.
She was set free and allowed to live in Dubrovnik, but she eluded the authorities and escaped over the mountains to Belgrade, where she enlisted in the Serbian army.
These are a few of the trunks I saw at the Rector's Palace in Dubrovnik.
Here's some graffiti from the alley-side wall of a church in Dubrovnik.
Pictures from 8 to 82 are taken only in Dubrovnik.
The semi-independent Slavonic city-republic of Ragusa (called Dubrovnik in Serbian) played a very important part throughout this period.
From what I've checked, it was Croatia (then called Dubrovnik) that first recognized America's independence from Great Britain:
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