bosnia bosnia  /ˈbɑz ni ə/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the northern part of Bosnia-Herzegovina
  2. (n) a mountainous republic of south-central Europe; formerly part of the Ottoman Empire and then a part of Yugoslavia; voted for independence in 1992 but the mostly Serbian army of Yugoslavia refused to accept the vote and began ethnic cleansing in order to rid Bosnia of its Croats and Muslims

News

  1. Bosnia's ethnic rivals join forces in anti-government protests being called 'baby revolution'

    SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina †Bosnia's "baby revolution" began last week as a small protest of parents pushing strollers to parliament to demand a new law be passed so their newborns could get national identity numbers, needed to acquire passports and other documents.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune

  2. Bosnia's ethnic rivals join forces in protests - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News, Sports

    SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) - Bosnia's "baby revolution" began last week as a small protest of parents pushing strollers to parliament to demand a new law be passed so their newborns could get national identity numbers, needed to acquire passports and other documents.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Quincy Herald-Whig

  3. Bosnia's ethnic rivals join forces in protests

    SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Bosnia's "baby revolution" began last week as a small protest of parents pushing strollers to parliament to demand a new law be passed so their newborns could get national identity numbers, needed to acquire passports and other documents. Now, the anti-government demonstrations appear to be transcending ethnic boundaries and creating a sense of harmony rarely ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

Quotes

  1. "A lot of the way this whole campaign has been covered has amused me. But there was a lot of fulminating because Hillary, one time late at night when she was exhausted, misstated and immediately apologized for it, what happened to her in Bosnia in...
    on Apr 10, 2008 By: Bill Clinton Source: ABC News

  2. "Today I reiterate America's commitment to the NATO aspirations of Ukraine, Georgia, Bosnia-Hercegovina, and Montenegro," Bush told reporters as he signed NATO accession protocols for Albania and Croatia.
    on Oct 24, 2008 By: President Bush Source: Xinhua

  3. "I stand here before you not to defend the mere mortal that I am but to defend the greatness of a small nation in Bosnia-Herzegovina, which for 500 years has had to suffer and has demonstrated a great deal of modesty and perseverance to survive in...
    on Mar 1, 2010 By: Radovan Karadzic Source: Times Online

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