meaning of bosnia and herzegovina

bosnia and herzegovina meaning in General Dictionary

a mountainous republic of south-central European countries; formerly part of the Ottoman Empire after which an integral part of Yugoslavia; voted for liberty in 1992 however the mainly Serbian military of Yugoslavia declined to just accept the vote and started ethnic cleaning to be able to rid Bosnia of the Croats and Muslims

Sentence Examples with the word bosnia and herzegovina

His reputation as a consistent moderating influence in European policy and one of the chief guarantors of European peace was indeed rudely shaken in October 1908, the year in which he celebrated his ixty years jubilee as emperor, by the issue of the imperial Iscript annexing Bosnia and Herzegovina to the Habsburg ominions, in violation of the terms of the treaty of Berlin.

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