Bosnia



a historic region in SE Europe: a former Turkish province; a part of Austria-Hungary (1879–1918) now part of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Contemporary Examples

The Taliban on Richard Holbrooke Christopher Dickey, Ron Moreau & Sami Yousafzai December 13, 2010
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A Dominant Diplomatic Force Peter Beinart December 13, 2010
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Don’t Use U.S. Force in Libya! Leslie H. Gelb March 7, 2011

Historical Examples

The Birth of Yugoslavia, Volume 1 Henry Baerlein
The Birth of Yugoslavia, Volume 2 Henry Baerlein
Appletons’ Popular Science Monthly, March 1899 Various
The Birth of Yugoslavia, Volume 2 Henry Baerlein
A History of The Inquisition of The Middle Ages; volume II Henry Charles Lea

noun
a region of central Bosnia-Herzegovina: belonged to Turkey (1463–1878), to Austria-Hungary (1879–1918), then to Yugoslavia (1918–91)

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