Podgorica

[ Serbo-Croatian. pawd-gaw-ree-tsah ]
/ Serbo-Croatian. ˈpɔd gɔˌri tsɑ /

noun

the capital of Montenegro.
Formerly Titograd.

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Montenegro

[ mon-tuh-nee-groh, -neg-roh ]
/ ˌmɒn təˈni groʊ, -ˈnɛg roʊ /

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. 6333 sq. mi. (13,812 sq. km). Capital: Podgorica.

Serbo-Croatian Crna Gora.
Related formsMon·te·ne·grin [mon-tuh-nee-grin, ‐neg-rin] /ˌmɒn təˈni grɪn, ‐ˈnɛg rɪn/, adjective, noun
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Podgorica

Podgoritsa

/ (Serbian ˈpɔdɡɔˌriːtsa) /

noun

the capital of Montenegro: under Turkish rule (1474–1878). Pop: 230 000 (2005 est)Former name (1946–92): Titograd

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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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