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

  • The capital and largest city of Slovenia, in the central part of the country on the Sava River northwest of Zagreb, Croatia. Founded by Augustus in 34 B.C., it came under Hapsburg rule in A.D. 1277. In 1919 it passed to Yugoslavia, remaining under its rule until Slovenian independence in 1991. Population: 247,000.

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  • proper n. The capital city of Slovenia

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  • n. the capital of Slovenia


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  • Now in Ljubljana, although unfortunately we're having a bit of a downpour, that doesn't look like it's about to let up.

    Breakfast in Bed

  • Now I need to PACK for my trip to Slovenia tomorrow, figuring out what I'll need to work on during the time I'm away, plus the things I actually need for the workshop and the readings/events I'll be doing in Ljubljana next weekend, not to mention clothes, toiletries, and so on.

    Breakfast in Bed

  • There is a veggie restaurant in Ljubljana that'd been recommended (Vegedrom) but it's not exactly nearby, and thus hasn't been convenient to anything I've had to get to before/after ...

    Breakfast in Bed

  • After the poetry workshop, I stayed in Ljubljana to present the Slovene edition of my children's book AMIGOS Y VECINOS.

    Breakfast in Bed

  • The designers at Ofis Arhitekti have completed a project in Ljubljana, Slovenia for the Mercator chain of supermarkets.

    Dot Envelope by Ofis Arhitekti

  • Getting them to imagine a bread riot in Ljubljana or a fish riot in Valencia or a sausage riot in Munich or a beer riot in Kortrijk or a cabbage riot in Krakow is no bad way to pump up enthusiasm for something most British people would love to eliminate at the earliest opportunity (and save some money into the bargain).

    The French Protection

  • Yet here again, at least in the EU, things are shifting: my flight this morning from Brussels to Ljubljana is within the Schengen zone, so if my Belgian ID card had come through (I'm still waiting for it) I could have left all my various passports at home.

    How things have changed

  • Indeed there was apparently a specimen kept at the Faculty of Biotechnology in Ljubljana which survived for an astonishing 12 years without food.

    Archive 2006-03-01

  • There's a similar prison-cum-hotel (albeit without the KGB history, as far as I know) in Ljubljana, Slovenia.

    KGB Hotel

  • Architects to design the Ambassadorā€™s residence in Ljubljana, Slovenia, and this is it.

    The NL Residence by Bevk Perovi? Architects


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