from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A country of southern Europe along the northeast Adriatic coast. It was settled by Croats in the 7th century, became a kingdom in the 10th century, and reached the height of its power in the 11th century before being conquered by Hungary in 1091. After the collapse of the Austro-Hungarian Empire in 1918, Croatia became a part of the Kingdom of Serbs, Croats, and Slovenes, which later became Yugoslavia. Croatia declared independence from Yugoslavia in 1991. Zagreb is the capital and the largest city. Population: 4,490,000.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- proper n. Country in Europe. Official name: Republic of Croatia.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. a Slavic-speaking country on the Adriatic, part of the Balkan region. It was formerly part of Yugoslavia.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a republic in the western Balkans in south-central Europe in the eastern Adriatic coastal area; formerly part of the Habsburg monarchy and Yugoslavia; became independent in 1991
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CROATIA: OLD INCORRECT values; Croatia, Gauss Kruger Zone 5 (15 deg E)
ZAGREB, CROATIA - "This is a historic moment because Croatia is arriving at the summit as a member of NATO.
Common drink in Croatia is '' gemiÅ¡t '' which is a cocktail of white wine and carbonated mineral water (which taste similar to soda water).
Economic situation in Croatia is such that being a freelance artist is difficult.
Science Fiction in Croatia, a complete and revised history of sf in Croatia from the 1920s to the present day.
I'm happy to announce that one of the biggest OEMs in Croatia is offering computers with Ubuntu preinstalled.
SF remains popular in Croatia, as testified by several well-attended annual conventions and increasing number of SF titles written by Croatian authors.
If the present economic and financial crisis in Croatia gets seriously worse, that funding might prove very iffy.
That's how the first version of my text Science Fiction in Croatia was written.
All these authors already have story collections and novels published in Croatia and established themselves firmly within Croatian SF.