Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Of or relating to Bosnia, the Bosniaks, their language, or their culture.
  • noun The South Slavic language of the Bosniaks.
  • noun A Bosniak.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Of or pertaining to Bosnia, a nominal province of Turkey, lying west of Servia, the administration of which was transferred to Austria-Hungary by the Berlin Congress of 1878.
  • noun A native or an inhabitant of Bosnia.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective of or pertaining to Bosnia-Herzegovina.

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  • adjective Of or pertaining to Bosnia and Herzegovina, a country in the former Yugoslavia, in southeastern Europe.
  • noun A person from Bosnia and Herzegovina.
  • proper noun The standardized variety of Serbo-Croatian, a South Slavic language, spoken primarily by Bosniaks in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of Bosnia-Herzegovina or the people of Bosnia

Etymologies

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From Bosnia +‎ -an.

Examples

  • Asked by defence attorney Vesna Alaburić whether territorial defence, TO, troops loyal to the Sarajevo government - what she called the Bosnian president's army - had "enough force to eliminate the attacking JNA and Bosnian Serb forces", the witness said it did not.

    Institute for War & Peace Reporting

  • Co-authored paper and presentation on forgiveness and morality in Bosnian adolescents; varsity pole vaulter.

    USATODAY.com - All-USA Academic third team

  • MR. VERSHBOW: People keep using the word Bosnian Serb state.

    Press Briefing By Mike Mccurry

  • His language service provides interpreting and translating services in Arabic, Bosnian, German, Mandarin, Russian, Somali and Spanish.

    Postbulletin.com Local News

  • It was because of his expertise that I turned to him back in 2006 when the so-called Bosnian pyramid was being picked up by various media.

    Of Crystal Skulls and Pyramids

  • We did have Hello Kitty but only in Bosnian, which is not our native tongue.......

    Going on

  • The effort, also known as the Bosnian Book of the Dead, surprised the public, who had consistently been told that 250,000 citizens died.

    Learning to Document the Victims of Conflicts

  • His rhetoric -- calling Bosnian Serb leaders "war profiteers" who were "insane with political ambitions and greed" -- seemed a familiar ploy to stall Western action.

    Mission Accomplished--Barely

  • • Bora at Science and Politics expresses skepticism about a discovery that hits close to home, the so-called Bosnian pyramid...

    Pen-Elayne on the Web

  • Q Does the President support the idea of Bosnian Muslim enclaves defended by U.S. military forces?

    Press Briefing By George Stephanopoulos

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