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

  • A city of eastern Croatia on the Drava River east-southeast of Zagreb. The city grew on the site of a Roman colony and fortress and was under Turkish rule from 1526 to 1687. Population: 90,400.

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  • proper n. A city in Croatia.


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  • 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.


  • 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.


  • He contrasted the conduct of the Norac-Ademi trial with that of Branimir Glavas, a powerful Croatian politician indicted for the killing of Serb civilians in the eastern town of Osijek in 1991.

    Croatia Shows It Can Try War Crimes

  • That day news came in of synchronized and heavy Serb bombardment of Dubrovnik and Osijek, in the extreme southwest and northeast corners of Croatia, respectively.


  • After the early death of his father in 1891, he returned with his mother to her birthplace, Osijek, on the Drava somewhat west of its junction with the Danube.

    Leopold Ruzicka - Biography

  • About 1,000 people gathered at a similar protest in the eastern town of Osijek, demanding the government's ouster, Hina reported.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • Serbia terrorized Slovenian first, then Serbia terrorized Croatia mostly Dubrovnik and Osijek towns, then Serbia terrorized Bosnia and Herzegovina, then Serbia terrorized Kosovo Republic and steel provoking around the border.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • Croatia: Airspace reopened mid-Sunday, except at small Osijek airport in east.

    News Channel 9: Local News

  • Croatia: The country's airspace reopened mid-Sunday except small Osijek airport in the east. - Stuff

  • Former world No. 4 Jelena Dokic, 27, was born in the Croatian town Osijek, but moved with her family to Australia after war broke out in the former Yugoslavia in 1990.

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