Priština

or Prish·ti·na, Prish·ti·ne

[preesh-tuh-nuh]
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noun

the capital city of Kosovo, S Serbia, Serbia and Montenegro: site of 1389 battle against Turks and center of modern Kosovar (Albanian) separatist movement.

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  • Pristina was the hub of transport and the seat of the administration.

    After the Rain

    Sam Vaknin

  • The Russians flex their 200-men muscles in an enclave in the Pristina airport.

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    Sam Vaknin

  • Mihi sensus videtur esse, quantum a pristina fortuna excidisti.

  • In a chance encounter with angry Serb mobs in the streets of Pristina he accused the Albanians of genocide.

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  • It was offended greatly by the decision to base the Kosovo reconstruction agency in Pristina.

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British Dictionary definitions for pristina

Priština

noun

the capital of Kosovo: under Turkish control until 1912; severely damaged in the Kosovo conflict of 1999; nearby is the 14th-century Gračanica monastery. Pop: 261 000 (2005 est)
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