- a seaport in S Croatia, on the Adriatic: resort.
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Having thus qualified himself to be a schoolmaster, he went back to Dubrovnik and settled down to that profession.
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- a port in W Croatia, on the Dalmatian coast: an important commercial centre in the Middle Ages; damaged in 1991 when it was shelled by Serbian artillery. Pop: 43 770 (2001)Former Italian name (until 1918): Ragusa
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Retaining much of its medieval architecture and character, the city was a popular tourist center before it was badly damaged in 1991 during the civil war between the Croats and the Serbs.
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