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

  • A city of northern Serbia near the Hungarian border. It is a railroad junction and an industrial center. Population: 1.00000.

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  • Here and there at places near the frontier, such as Subotica, they waylaid and murdered lonely Serbian soldiers; after which, with the complicity of Magyar officials whom the

    The Birth of Yugoslavia, Volume 2

  • Among the émigrés to North America, Mirjana Mladinov (b. 1948) from Split, Eva Srajer-Danon (b. 1948) from Subotica, and Vesna Najfeld (b. 1947) from Belgrade were among the organizers of the Mala Makabijada, a get-together of younger Jews from Yugoslavia held regularly since 1984.

    Yugoslavia.

  • Substantial Jewish communities developed in Zagreb and Osijek in Croatia-Slavonia and Novi Sad and Subotica in the Vojvodina; there were also many smaller towns with significant Jewish populations.

    Yugoslavia.

  • By 1864, the Zagreb Jewish community had established a co-educational elementary school where most subjects were taught in Croatian; Jewish schools also existed in Osijek and Varaždin, Novi Sad and Subotica.

    Yugoslavia.

  • During those days, she used to sip too much Smirnoff and tell me teary stories of her flight from Subotica into Hungary after her husband was killed during the Kosovo War.

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  • Vulanović, who have gone to Novi Sad and Subotica respectively, as it is easier to make a living in those towns than in Montenegro.

    The Birth of Yugoslavia, Volume 2

  • North of the town of Subotica the frontier between Yugoslavia and

    The Birth of Yugoslavia, Volume 2

  • In the intervals of a Bunjevci dance at Subotica men would promenade the room arm-in-arm with men and girls with girls.

    The Birth of Yugoslavia, Volume 1

  • The day has gone when the Buda-Pest Government could order its officials while taking a census to swell the Magyars 'numbers as much as possible: the officials at Subotica confessed on oath, after the

    The Birth of Yugoslavia, Volume 1

  • The total population of the town of Subotica is 90,000, and 73,000 of these are Bunjevci, whose peculiarity is that the old father stays in the town house, while his sons, with their wives and children, drive out on Monday morning over that rather featureless landscape to the farm, which may be at a considerable distance, and there they remain till the end of the week.

    The Birth of Yugoslavia, Volume 1

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