Herzegovina

geographical name
Her·​ze·​go·​vi·​na | \ ˌhert-sə-gō-ˈvē-nə How to pronounce Herzegovina (audio) , ˌhərt-, -ˈgō-və-nə\
variants: or Serbian Hercegovina \ ˈḵert-​sə-​gō-​vē-​nə How to pronounce Hercegovina (audio) \

Definition of Herzegovina

region of southern Europe south of Bosnia and northwest of Montenegro; part of Bosnia and Herzegovina

Other Words from Herzegovina

Herzegovinian \ ˌhert-​sə-​gō-​ˈvē-​nē-​ən How to pronounce Herzegovinian (audio) , ˌhərt-​ , -​nyən \ noun

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