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  • n. Alternative spelling of comitadji.

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Examples

  • His successor, one Bečirović, who is still alive, was threatened that he would be shot within twenty-four hours, but his valiant young son -- who was then a pupil at the school -- found the komitadji chieftain who had uttered this threat and slew him.

    The Birth of Yugoslavia, Volume 1

  • Exarchists were altogether deplorable and succeeded in alienating not only the Patriarchist Slavs whom they freely murdered, but even in many cases the very Exarchists, who came to dislike the komitadji bands, whom they were required to shelter and to feed and to assist with a subscription to their funds.

    The Birth of Yugoslavia, Volume 1

  • As year after year went by and the komitadji men appeared to be doing very little beyond terrorizing the country, those who supported them began to frown.

    The Birth of Yugoslavia, Volume 1

  • If he had been in Montenegro during the years after the War he would possibly agree that komitadji is the proper name for the many lawless elements who have found the traditional fighting life more congenial than the thankless task of tilling their very barren land.

    The Birth of Yugoslavia, Volume 2

  • Now the candid-eyed, fair-bearded priest rides out with Ljuba Kujundjić, the erstwhile leader of komitadji, in order to negotiate with the Albanian

    The Birth of Yugoslavia, Volume 2

  • Serbian railway employe, Ciganovitch, and by Major Tankositch the komitadji trainer He was a well-known komitadji himself, and a member of the Narodna Odbrana and of the Black Hand.

    Twenty Years Of Balkan Tangle

  • Thousands of refugees fled into Bulgaria -- thus emphasizing their nationality -- and within the Bulgarian frontier organized komitadji bands, which carried on a desultory guerrilla war with the Turkish forces for some time.

    Twenty Years Of Balkan Tangle

  • The Serbs had started the Narodna Odbrana society, and opened a school in which officers trained komitadji bands, taught bomb throwing, train wrecking, mining, and shooting, to volunteers.

    Twenty Years Of Balkan Tangle

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