Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Of or relating to Montenegro, its people, their language, or their culture.
  • n. A native or inhabitant of Montenegro.
  • n. A person of Montenegrin descent.
  • n. The South Slavic language of the Montenegrins.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Relating to Montenegro
  • n. A person from Montenegro.
  • proper n. The standardized variety of Serbo-Croatian, a South Slavic language, spoken in Montenegro.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Relating to Montenegro, a small country of Europe, east of the Adriatic, nearly surrounded by Austrian and Turkish territory, or to its inhabitants.
  • n. A native or an inhabitant of Montenegro. The Montenegrins are of Servian race, and speak a dialect of that language.
  • n. [lowercase] An outer garment for women, the form of which was taken from some Eastern military costumes, close-fitting, and ornamented with braid-work and embroidery.

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Examples

  • I have seen it stated that the Montenegrin is a lazy man, who puts off the hard work on the women; but this is quite untrue, the fact being that any work which he considers the work of a man he is eager to do.

    The Autobiography of a Journalist

  • In 1990, he was one of the founders of Liberal Alliance of Montenegro (LSCG), a party formed in Cetinje with goals of promoting liberalism and the idea of Montenegrin independence.

    WN.com - Financial News

  • It is unfortunate when people use the word "Montenegrin" without knowing that there is no separate Montenegrin nation, in the sense that there is a French or Italian nation.

    The Birth of Yugoslavia, Volume 2

  • And there are also those Montenegrins who will remind you that they speak Montenegrin, the national language of another country on the Adriatic coast: Montenegro.

    The English Is Coming!

  • Zaccari was followed onto the stand by Alexander Ilicet, a Montenegrin who shared a cell with Aviello and claimed the Neapolitan had boasted of being offered €158,000 by Bongiorno, which he planned to use for a sex change.

    Amanda Knox appeal hears witness was offered sex change cash for evidence

  • Jovo Kapicic, a retired Montenegrin general who fought in the first modern guerrilla war – in occupied Yugoslavia during World War II – said it was never a problem for insurgents to make up losses in manpower despite massive losses.

    Taliban Strength Unaffected By Allied Surge

  • They will still have Bale, who, in the opinion of Montenegrin manager, Zlatko Kranjcar, "could make a major contribution to any team in the world".

    Wales 2-1 Montenegro | Euro 2012 qualifier match report

  • Russia's Emergency Situations Ministry said it was seeking to evacuate 1,263 people, including Turkish, Serbian and Montenegrin citizens working in Libya with Russian companies.

    Chaos Hinders Mass Evacuation

  • Most telling of all is that he work was conceived as a catharsis to the massacres perpetrated in the 1990s throughout Abramovic's homeland, the former Yugoslavia, in which the Serb, Croat, Montenegrin, and Muslim populations showed a sexual disconnection so complete that it led to men being taken from their homes and executed in groups just so that their women could be raped and sadistically tortured.

    G. Roger Denson: XX Chromosocial: Women Artists Cross The Homosocial Divide

  • We slowly made our way down the final pass, through the Montenegrin/Kosovar interzone at sunset and were rewarded with thumping parties in Prizren celebrating the last night of the Documentary Film Festival.

    Grif Peterson: Mongol Rally: A Defense of Backroads

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