Rijeka

geographical name
Ri·​je·​ka | \ rē-ˈye-kə How to pronounce Rijeka (audio) \
variants: or Rieka or Italian Fiume \ ˈfyü-​(ˌ)mā How to pronounce Fiume (audio) , fē-​ˈü-​ \

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city and port on an inlet of the Adriatic Sea in western Croatia population 127,500

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“Rijeka.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Rieka. Accessed 12 December 2019.

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