American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth 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.
- n. the capital of Croatia
“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.”
“(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.”
“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.”
“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.”
“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.”
“(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.”
“ZAGREB - Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu met with Croatia's newly elected President Ivo Josipovic in Zagreb on Thursday.”
“I am a freelance artist with technical education, while Tomislav graduated on Faculty of Philosophy in Zagreb and is working in Croatian Lexicographic Institute.”
“He graduated on Electrotechnical Faculty in Zagreb in 1987, and got his Master of Computer Sciences degree in 1990.”
“Aleksandar Žiljak was born in Zagreb, Croatia, in 1963.”
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