- a republic in SE Europe: formerly part of Yugoslavia. 7819 sq. mi. (20,250 sq. km). Capital: Ljubljana.
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It's the day after Christmas in Slovenia, and it's unusually mild for this time of year.
This decision, however, would conveniently restrict Slovenia's direct access to international waters.
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Tito in Tovariši became a bestseller in Slovenia, but is available only in Slovene at the moment.Did Tito Kill Stalin? A New Book on the Theory
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The Americans snatched draws against England and Slovenia to stay alive.U.S. Falls to Ghana
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As to Dalmatia, Croatia and Slovenia, their melodies are chiefly marked by simplicity and a feeling for the domestic side of life.
Croatia and Slovenia have both educated and wealthy classes.The New Frontiers of Freedom from the Alps to the gean
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- a republic in S central Europe: settled by the Slovenes in the 6th century; joined Yugoslavia in 1918 and became an autonomous republic in 1946; became fully independent in 1992 and joined the EU in 2004; rises over 2800 m (9000 ft) in the Julian Alps. Official language: Slovene. Religion: Roman Catholic majority. Currency: euro (replacing the tolar in 2007). Capital: Ljubljana. Pop: 1 992 690 (2013 est). Area: 20 251 sq km (7819 sq miles)
Often considered the most “European” of the former republics of Yugoslavia, Slovenia declared its independence in 1991. In the wake of this proclamation, Yugoslav troops attacked Slovenia, but without success.
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