- a seaport in W Croatia, on the Adriatic.
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Historical Examples of rieka
Both Triest and Rieka were now to pass into the power of the Habsburgs.
But these modern coryphées of Rieka and Dalmatia are so forgetful.
If the Serbs remained at Rieka, said the Admiral, he would land his marines.
Rieka had not been ascribed to the Italians by the London Treaty.
Malagodi of the Tribuna said on November 24 that the position at Rieka had been remedied.
- a port in Croatia: an ancient town, changing hands many times before passing to Yugoslavia in 1947 until Croatia became independent in 1991. Pop: 135 000 (2005 est)Italian name: Fiume