geographical name \ˈbäz-nē-ə, ˈbz-\

Definition of BOSNIA

region S Europe in the Balkans; with Herzegovina forms independent state of Bosnia and Her·ze·go·vi·na \ˌhert-sə-gō-ˈvē-nə, ˌhərt-, -ˈgō-və-nə\ ; a federated republic of Yugoslavia 1946–92 Sarajevo area 19,904 square miles (51,750 square kilometers), pop 4,422,000
Bos·ni·an \-nē-ən\ adjective or noun


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