Definition for sarajevo (2 of 2)
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Examples from the Web for sarajevo
I remember the days of the Bosnian war (1992—1995), when Saudi Arabia sent convoys of aid to those besieged in Sarajevo.Saudi Activist Manal Al-Sharif on Why She Removed the Veil|Manal Al Sharif, Advancing Human Rights|October 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A century ago today, Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria-Hungary embarked on his fatal journey to Sarajevo.
That other is the honorary citizenship conferred on me by the city of Sarajevo.
I came to Sarajevo for the first time in 1992 with my friend Gilles Hertzog.
The Cellist of Sarajevo By Steven Galloway This 2008 novel is a beautiful book.Mark Kurlansky’s Book Bag: 5 Essential Music Reads|Mark Kurlansky|July 9, 2013|DAILY BEAST
You don't mean to say that this Sarajevo business will lead to a European War!The Roll-Call|Arnold Bennett
She breathed a silent prayer—unless he had not yet reached Sarajevo!
A few hours later the terrible news from Sarajevo was flashed to him across the telegraph wires.The Childrens' Story of the War, Volume 1 (of 10)|James Edward Parrott
It was five hundred miles at least from Sarajevo to the Carpathians, and much may happen to an automobile in five hundred miles.
"I have no intention of leaving Sarajevo unless someone should happen to pay my railroad fare," replied Renwick wearily.
British Dictionary definitions for sarajevo
Culture definitions for sarajevo (1 of 3)
The city in Bosnia and Herzegovina where the assassination that brought on World War I took place. Archduke Francis Ferdinand, the heir to the throne of the Austrian Empire, had come to Sarajevo on a state visit; Sarajevo was then in one of the South Slavic provinces of the Austrian Empire. A young student who favored South Slavic independence shot and killed the archduke. Austria held the assassin's home country, Serbia, responsible for the incident and declared war; complex European alliances then brought other countries into the fight.
Culture definitions for sarajevo (2 of 3)
Capital of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Culture definitions for sarajevo (3 of 3)
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Republic in southeastern Europe on the west Balkan Peninsula, bordered by Croatia to the west and north, Yugoslavia to the east, with a small outlet to the Adriatic Sea to the west. Sarajevo (see also Sarajevo) is the country's capital and largest city.