Yugoslavia

geographical name Yu·go·sla·via \ ˌyü-gō-ˈslä-vē-ə , ˌyü-gə- \
variants: or earlier Jugoslavia

Definition of Yugoslavia

1 former country in southern Europe on the Balkan Peninsula consisting of Serbia, Montenegro, Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Macedonia
Note: Yugoslavia was established 1918 as a kingdom (the Kingdom of the Serbs, Croats, and Slovenes) and became a federal republic in 1945 with Belgrade as its capital.

Yugoslav

play \ˌyü-gō-ˈsläv, -ˈslav; ˈyü-gō-ˌ\ or Yugoslavian play \ˌyü-gō-ˈslä-vē-ən, -gə-\ adjective or noun

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