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

  • The capital and largest city of Croatia on the Sava River in the north-central part of the country. Originally a Roman town, it came under the control of Hungary in the 13th century. During the 19th century the city was a center of Croatian nationalism, and it became the capital of an autonomous Croatia within the kingdom of Hungary in 1868. Zagreb was a part of Yugoslavia from after World War I until 1991. Population: 691,000.

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  • proper n. The capital city of Croatia.

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  • n. the capital of Croatia

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Examples

  • ZAGREB - Two United Nations helicopters were fired on as they approached the Croatian capital Zagreb, the U.N. peace-keeping force in former Yugoslavia said.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • (ZAGREB) - Croatians voted Sunday in a presidential run-off pitting a leftwing professor against the populist mayor of Zagreb, with the winner hoping to lead the former Yugoslav republic into the European Union.

    EU News

  • ZAGREB (AFP) - Croatians vote Sunday in a presidential run-off pitting a leftwing professor against the populist Zagreb mayor, with the winner expected to lead the former Yugoslav republic into the European Union.

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  • ZAGREB (AFP) - Croatia's government vowed yesterday to crack down on crime after a woman was shot dead in a mafia-style murder in Zagreb, the latest in a series of brutal attacks that have swept the capital.

    Kathimerini English Edition : Print Edition : 30/6/09

  • ZAGREB - A car bomb killed Ivo Pukanic, a prominent Croatian journalist, and a colleague in downtown Zagreb on Thursday, and the country's president called it an assassination.

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  • (ZAGREB) - A British minister voiced support Friday for Croatia's bid to join the European Union and encouraged Zagreb to continue reforms needed to fight organised crime and corruption.

    EUnews

  • ZAGREB - Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu met with Croatia's newly elected President Ivo Josipovic in Zagreb on Thursday.

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  • I am a freelance artist with technical education, while Tomislav graduated on Faculty of Philosophy in Zagreb and is working in Croatian Lexicographic Institute.

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  • He graduated on Electrotechnical Faculty in Zagreb in 1987, and got his Master of Computer Sciences degree in 1990.

    EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Aleksandar Žiljak

  • Aleksandar Žiljak was born in Zagreb, Croatia, in 1963.

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