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Priština

or Prishtina, Prishtine

[preesh-tuh-nuh] /ˈpriʃ tə nə/
noun
1.
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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  • pristina was the hub of transport and the seat of the administration.

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  • The Russians flex their 200-men muscles in an enclave in the pristina airport.

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  • 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.

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  • It was offended greatly by the decision to base the Kosovo reconstruction agency in pristina.

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British Dictionary definitions for pristina

Priština

/Serbian ˈpriːʃtina/
noun
1.
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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