- a republic in S Europe since 2006: formerly a constituent republic of Yugoslavia, in the SW part (1918–2006); an independent kingdom 1878–1918. 6333 sq. mi. (13,812 sq. km). Capital: Podgorica.
Examples from the Web for montenegro
We got away with it greatly on the streets of Belgrade, Serbia, and Montenegro.Pierce Brosnan’s Life After Bond: From Action Hero to Losing His Daughter to Cancer
July 2, 2014
Montenegro is fast gaining a reputation as the crème de la crème in glamorous Mediterranean destinations.The Cat's Meow: Top 10 Destinations for Feline Fanatics
December 20, 2013
The remainder of his youth was lived in Cetinje, the ancestral capital of Montenegro.Danilo Kis, the Stylish Historian of Infamy
June 19, 2013
Saif is also pumping Libyan money into Montenegro—reason enough for Rothschild last year to host a party in his honor in New York.Why the Lockerbie Bomber Was Freed
August 24, 2009
There were at this time only 20 tons of flour in all Montenegro.
In that same year, 1906, Montenegro's first Skupština assembled.
He is, in fact, like his late grandfather of Montenegro, the father of his people.
Your Excellency has deserved right well of our beloved Montenegro.
The revolt was fanned by the Russian emissaries, and it spread to Servia and Montenegro.The Story of Russia
R. Van Bergen, M.A.
- a republic in S central Europe, bordering on the Adriatic; declared a kingdom in 1910 and united with Serbia, Croatia, and other territories in 1918 to form Yugoslavia; remained united with Serbia as the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia when the other Yugoslav constituent republics became independent in 1991–92; Union of Serbia and Montenegro formed in 2003 and dissolved 2006. Mainly mountainous. Language: Serbian (Montenegrin). Religion: Orthodox Christian majority. Currency: euro. Capital: Podgorica. Pop: 653 474 (2013 est). Area: 13 812 sq km (5387 sq miles)
Word Origin and History for montenegro
Adriatic coastal nation, from Venetian Italian (Tuscan monte nero), literally "black mountain," a loan-translation of the local Slavonic name, Crnagora. Related: Montenegrine.