- 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.
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He has two daughters, ages four and 17, and lived in Croatia with his second wife, Dragana.Will The Latest ISIS Beheading Move Britain To Tougher Action?
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Photographers hiding in bushes at the Croatia team hotel captured pictures of players bathing in the nude.
“Every true fan of the Croatia national team will want them,” they said.
I so enjoyed shooting the Purple Wedding over five days in Croatia.Game of Thrones’ Gwendoline Christie on Brienne of Tarth’s Epic S4 Finale Showdown with The Hound
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One he was particularly proud of was, I think, from Croatia.Sebastian Barry, Ireland’s Greatest Living Writer, Speaks for the Voiceless
May 23, 2014
Syd's energy would have carried me off to Croatia if possible.
He was permitted to return to Croatia and to resume his government at Agram.A History of the Nineteenth Century, Year by Year
Originally of Bosnian extraction, they are spread not only in Croatia, but also in Hungary.Austria
Appearance of the first Neanderthaloid men in Krapina, Croatia.Men of the Old Stone Age
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It happened that the office of Governor, or Ban, of Croatia was then vacant.History of Modern Europe 1972-1878
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- 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 croatia
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.