Belgrade

[ bel-greyd, -grahd, -grad, bel-greyd, -grahd, -grad ]
/ ˈbɛl greɪd, -grɑd, -græd, bɛlˈgreɪd, -ˈgrɑd, -ˈgræd /

noun

a city in and the capital of Serbia, at the confluence of the Danube and Sava rivers.

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“I do believe that the buck stops here, that I cannot rely upon public opinion polls to tell me what is right. I do believe that right makes might and that if I am wrong, 10 angels swearing I was right would make no difference.”
Serbian Be·o·grad [be-aw-grahd] /ˈbɛ ɔ grɑd/ .
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British Dictionary definitions for Belgrade

Belgrade
/ (bɛlˈɡreɪd, ˈbɛlɡreɪd) /

noun

the capital of Serbia, in the E part at the confluence of the Danube and Sava Rivers: became the capital of Serbia in 1878, of Yugoslavia in 1929, and later of the State Union of Serbia and Montenegro (2003–2006). Pop: 1 280 639 (2002)Serbian name: Beograd
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Cultural definitions for Belgrade

Belgrade
[ (bel-grayd, bel-grahd, bel-grad) ]

Capital of the former Yugoslavia and of the Yugoslavian republic of Serbia, located on the Danube River; a commercial, industrial, political, and cultural center. The city was bombed during the Kosovo War.

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