Definitions

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

  • A region of northern Serbia. An agricultural area long a part of Hungary, it passed to Yugoslavia in 1918, receiving a degree of official autonomy in 1946. Serbia revoked its autonomy in 1990.

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  • proper n. A northern autonomous province of Serbia. Administrative and largest city: Novi Sad.

Etymologies

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From Serbo-Croatian Vòjvodina/Во̀јводина.

Examples

  • According to Drita Binaj, one of the two ethnic Albanian owners, the "Vojvodina" bakery in Novi Sad was attacked three times following the February 17 mass protests.

    American Chronicle

  • News reports from the region say several thousand tractors clogged main roads in the Vojvodina region, with the biggest blockade near the town of Pančevo, northeast of Belgrade.

    Serbian Farmers Block Roads in Protest

  • And it explains why Serbs can still go on changing Vojvodina into a Serb-majority area, why they can hold to Sandzar and Presovo.

    Matthew Yglesias » Karadzic’s Defense

  • (Architectural history of the government building of the Vojvodina.)

    September Books 15) Becoming Somaliland

  • The Ashkenazim, who formed roughly two-thirds of the 68,405 Jews recorded in the 1931 Yugoslav census, were concentrated mostly in the somewhat more developed northern and western parts of the country, including Croatia and the Vojvodina, whereas the Sephardim, comprising the remaining third, were situated mainly in the poorer areas of Serbia, Bosnia and Macedonia to the east and south.

    Yugoslavia.

  • Until the end of the eighteenth century, Jews had been banned from residence in Slovenia, Croatia, and the Vojvodina (formerly Military Frontier), except for Zemun.

    Yugoslavia.

  • 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.

    Yugoslavia.

  • The journalists, authors, and translators who emigrated to Israel include Dina Katan Ben-Zion (b. 1937) from Sarajevo; Jennie Lebel from Serbia; and Ana Šomlo-Ninić (b. 1935) from the Vojvodina.

    Yugoslavia.

  • In German-occupied Serbia and neighboring Banat in the Vojvodina, Jewish women and children began to be rounded up and put in concentration camps in late 1941.

    Yugoslavia.

  • In the areas of the Vojvodina annexed by Hungary, Jewish women fared slightly better, at least initially, whereas men were often sent to do forced labor.

    Yugoslavia.

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