or Prish·ti·na, Prish·ti·ne
- the capital city of Kosovo, S Serbia, Serbia and Montenegro: site of 1389 battle against Turks and center of modern Kosovar (Albanian) separatist movement.
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They had escaped the Nazis and arrived from Pristina, Kosovo.'Jews Are God's People Like Us'
Norman H. Gershman
February 21, 2009
Pristina was the hub of transport and the seat of the administration.
The Russians flex their 200-men muscles in an enclave in the Pristina airport.
Mihi sensus videtur esse, quantum a pristina fortuna excidisti.
In a chance encounter with angry Serb mobs in the streets of Pristina he accused the Albanians of genocide.
It was offended greatly by the decision to base the Kosovo reconstruction agency in Pristina.
- the capital of Kosovo: under Turkish control until 1912; severely damaged in the Kosovo conflict of 1999; nearby is the 14th-century Gračanica monastery. Pop: 261 000 (2005 est)
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