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mountainous republic of south-central Europe; formerly part of the Ottoman Empire and then a part of Yugoslavia; voted for independence in 1992 but the mostly Serbian army of Yugoslavia refused to accept the vote and began ethnic cleansing in order to rid Bosna i Hercegovina , Bosnia , Bosnia-Herzegovina , Bosnia and Herzegovina , Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina
United States suffragist who refused to pay taxes until she could vote (1792-1886) Julia Evelina Smith , Smith
member of the church formed in the 19th century by German Catholics who refused to accept the infallibility of the Pope Old Catholic
toxic waste area where the polluter could not be identified or the polluter refused to take action or pay for the cleanup orphan site
United States civil rights leader who refused to give up her seat on a bus to a white man in Montgomery (Alabama) and so triggered the national civil rights movement (born in 1913) Parks , Rosa Parks
Greek bishop of Smyrna who refused to recant his Christian faith and was burned to death by pagans (circa 69-155) Polycarp , Saint Polycarp , St. Polycarp
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