crna gora

Montenegro

[mon-tuh-nee-groh, -neg-roh]
noun
a republic in S Europe since 2006: formerly a constituent republic of Yugoslavia, in the SW part (1918–2006); an independent kingdom 1878–1918. 6333 sq. mi. (13,812 sq. km). Capital: Podgorica.
Serbo-Croatian Crna Gora.

Montenegrin [mon-tuh-nee-grin, neg-rin] , adjective, noun
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Montenegro (ˌmɒntɪˈniːɡrəʊ)
 
n
a republic in S central Europe, bordering on the Adriatic; declared a kingdom in 1910 and united with Serbia, Croatia, and other territories in 1918 to form Yugoslavia; remained united with Serbia as the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia when the other Yugoslav constituent republics became independent in 1991--92; Union of Serbia and Montenegro formed in 2003 and dissolved 2006. Mainly mountainous. Language: Serbian (Montenegrin). Religion: Orthodox Christian majority. Currency: euro. Capital: Podgorica. Pop: 658 000 (2001 est). Area: 13 812 sq km (5387 sq miles)

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Montenegro
from Venetian It. (Tuscan monte nero), lit. "black mountain," a loan-transl. of the local Slavonic name, Crnagora.
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