- a city in and the capital of Croatia, in the NW part.
- a republic in SE Europe: includes the historical regions of Dalmatia, Istria, and Slavonia; formerly a part of Yugoslavia. 21,835 sq. mi. (56,555 sq. km) Capital: Zagreb.
Examples from the Web for zagreb
They were put into a train and transported to the prison at Zagreb.
The town of Yugoslavia which, after Austria's collapse, was stirred the most profoundly by its postage stamps was Zagreb.
Before he left Zagreb he transformed the feudal Croatian Diet into an elective assembly.
The Zagreb trial was conducted by a man who gave a good impersonation of Mr. Justice Shallow.
But the Croats, as is shown by other documents from the Zagreb archives, were faithful to their race.
- the capital of Croatia, on the River Sava; gothic cathedral; university (1874); industrial centre. Pop: 685 000 (2005 est)German name: Agram
- a republic in SE Europe: settled by Croats in the 7th century; belonged successively to Hungary, Turkey, and Austria; formed part of Yugoslavia (1918–91); became independent in 1991 but was invaded by Serbia and fighting continued until 1995; involved in the civil war in Bosnia-Herzegovina (1991–95); joined the European Union in 2013. Language: Croatian. Religion: Roman Catholic majority. Currency: kuna. Capital: Zagreb. Pop: 4 475 611 (2013 est). Area: 55 322 sq km (21 359 sq miles)Croatian name: Hrvatska
Word Origin and History for zagreb
from Modern Latin Croatia, from Croatian Hrvatska, probably related to Russian khrebet "mountain chain" (see Croat).
Republic in southeastern Europe in the upper western corner of the Balkan Peninsula, bordered to the northwest by Slovenia, to the north by Hungary, to the east by Yugoslavia, to the south and southeast by Bosnia and Herzegovina, and to the west by the Adriatic Sea. Its capital and largest city is Zagreb.