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Serbo-Croatian

(Encyclopedia)Serbo-Croatian sûrˈbō-krōāˈshən [key], language belonging to the South Slavic group of the Slavic subfamily of the Indo-European family of languages (see Slavic languages). Serbo-Croatian compr...

Dinaric Alps

(Encyclopedia)Dinaric Alps dīnârˈĭk [key], Ital. Alpi Dinariche, Serbo-Croatian Dinara Planina, mountain system, extending c.400 mi (640 km) along the east coast of the Adriatic Sea from the Isonzo River, NE It...

Scutari, Lake

(Encyclopedia)Scutari, Lake sko͞oˈtərē [key], Albanian Ligeni i Shkodrës, Serbo-Croatian Skadarsko Jezero, c.25 mi (40 km) long and from 4 to 8 mi (6.4–12.9 km) wide, SE Europe, on the Montenegro-Albania bor...

Karageorge

(Encyclopedia)Karageorge kărˈəjôrjˈ, käˌräjôrˈjā [key], 1768?–1817, Serbian patriot. Born George Petrović, he was known as Karageorge, or Black George. He led the Serbs in their insurrection (1804) ag...

Shkodër

(Encyclopedia)Shkodër sko͞oˈtərē [key], Serbo-Croatian Skadar, anc. Scodra, city (1989 est. pop. 80,200), capital of Shkodër dist., NW Albania, at the outlet of Lake Scutari. It is a market center in a fertil...

Slavic languages

(Encyclopedia)Slavic languages, also called Slavonic languages, a subfamily of the Indo-European family of languages. Because the Slavic group of languages seems to be closer to the Baltic group than to any other, ...

Trieste

(Encyclopedia)Trieste trēĕˈstā [key], Serbo-Croatian Trst, city (1991 pop. 231,100), capital of Friuli–Venezia Giulia and of Trieste prov., extreme NE Italy, on the Gulf of Trieste (at the head of the Adriati...

Yugoslav literature

(Encyclopedia)Yugoslav or South Slav literature, literature written in Serbo-Croatian, Slovenian, and, especially after World War II, Macedonian languages. The Serbian and Croatian literary languages are similar an...

Croatia

(Encyclopedia)CE5 Croatia krōāˈshə , Croatian Hrvatska, officially Republic of Croatia, republic (202...

Bartók, Béla

(Encyclopedia)Bartók, Béla bāˈlə bärˈtŏk, Hung. bāˈlô bôrˈtōk [key], 1881–1945, Hungarian composer and collector of folk music. He studied (1899–1903) and later taught piano at the Royal Academy, ...

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