Bosnia

[ boz-nee-uh ]
/ ˈbɒz ni ə /

noun

a historic region in SE Europe: a former Turkish province; a part of Austria-Hungary (1879–1918) now part of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Related forms

Bos·ni·an, adjective
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Bosnia

/ (ˈbɒznɪə) /

noun

a region of central Bosnia-Herzegovina: belonged to Turkey (1463–1878), to Austria-Hungary (1879–1918), then to Yugoslavia (1918–91)
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