Zara

Zara

[zahr-uh; Italian dzah-rah]
noun
former name of Zadar.
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picturesque historical town in Croatia, the former capital of Dalmatia. It is located on the end of a low-lying peninsula that is separated by the Zadar Channel from the islands of Ugljan and Pasman. The inlet between the peninsula and the mainland creates a natural deepwater harbour.

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