a seaport in western Croatia, on the Adriatic: formerly, with surrounding territory, an exclave of Italy.
- Formerly Za·ra [zahr-uh; Italian dzah-rah] /ˈzɑr ə; Italian ˈdzɑ rɑ/ .
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How to use Zadar in a sentence
Having routed the enemy in Tchar and Zadar we gave him, after heroic and sanguinary battles, the biggest blow of all.Current History, A Monthly Magazine | New York Times
Out of the eighty-six communes of Dalmatia, Zadar was the solitary one that was Autonomist.
Yet Zadar is a dignified old place; the chief men of the town and the Italian officers did what they could to keep it so.
A student marched in front of the Italians, then about ten carabinieri, then a few ranks of soldiers, and then the mob of Zadar.
It was thought at Zadar that the Italians would be followed in the course of days by the other Allies.