Dubrovnik

Dubrovnik

[doo-brawv-nik]
noun
a seaport in S Croatia, on the Adriatic: resort.
Italian Ragusa.
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Dubrovnik (dʊˈbrɒvnɪk)
 
n
Former Italian name (until 1918): Ragusa a port in W Croatia, on the Dalmatian coast: an important commercial centre in the Middle Ages; damaged in 1991 when it was shelled by Serbian artillery. Pop: 43 770 (2001)

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Dubrovnik [(dooh-brawv-nik, doo-brawv-nik)]

City in southern Croatia on the Adriatic Sea.

Note: Retaining much of its medieval architecture and character, the city was a popular tourist center before it was badly damaged in 1991 during the civil war between the Croats and the Serbs.
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