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Montenegro

[ mon-tuh-nee-groh, -neg-roh ]
/ ˌmɒn təˈni groʊ, -ˈnɛg roʊ /
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noun
a republic in S Europe since 2006: formerly a constituent republic of Yugoslavia, in the SW part (1918–2006); an independent kingdom 1878–1918. 6,333 sq. mi. (13,812 sq. km). Capital: Podgorica.
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OTHER WORDS FROM Montenegro

Mon·te·ne·grin [mon-tuh-nee-grin, ‐neg-rin], /ˌmɒn təˈni grɪn, ‐ˈnɛg rɪn/, adjective, noun
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Montenegro
/ (ˌmɒntɪˈniːɡrəʊ) /

noun
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)
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