- a republic in S Europe since 2006; includes the autonomous province of Vojvodina and claims sovereignty over the autonomous province of Kosovo, which has declared itself independent; formerly part of Yugoslavia, in the N part: a former kingdom in S Europe. 34,116 sq. mi. (88,360 sq. km). Capital: Belgrade.
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He had, against the odds, successfully foretold their loss to the much weaker Serbia in the first round of play.The Amazing Tale of Paul the Psychic Octopus: Germany’s World Cup Soothsayer
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We got away with it greatly on the streets of Belgrade, Serbia, and Montenegro.Pierce Brosnan’s Life After Bond: From Action Hero to Losing His Daughter to Cancer
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I saw this leverage first hand several years ago, when I covered the first successful gay pride parade in Belgrade, Serbia.The Closeted Revolution: Kiev’s Gays Keep Quiet to Deny Putin a Propaganda Win
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“It is the same situation in all post-revolutionary countries,” Avakov said, mentioning the case of Serbia specifically.Ukraine’s Interior Minister, Arsen Avakov, Begs Rebels to Help Defend Ukraine
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And so the first Austrian invasion of Serbia came to its disastrous end.
The second Austrian invasion of Serbia began September 7, 1914.
All during the spring and summer of 1915 the need of Serbia was extreme.
As for the weakening of Serbia, it could not be entertained.England and Germany
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- a republic in SE Europe: declared a kingdom in 1882; precipitated World War I by the conflict with Austria; became part of the Kingdom of the Serbs, Croats, and Slovenes (later called Yugoslavia) in 1918; with Montenegro formed the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia when the other constituent republics became independent in 1991–92; a Union of Serbia and Montenegro formed in 2003 and dissolved in 2006. The autonomous region of Kosovo (administered by the U.N. following the conflict of 1999) unilaterally declared its independence from Serbia in 2008. Mountainous in the S, with the Danube plains in the N. Religion: Serbian Orthodox majority, with Roman Catholic and Muslim minorities. Currencies: new dinar and euro (in Kosovo). Capital: Belgrade. Pop: 7 243 007 (2013). Area: 88 361 sq km (34 109 sq miles)Former name: Servia Serbian name: Srbija
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