Etymology
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Croatia

from Modern Latin Croatia, from Croatian Hrvatska, probably related to Russian khrebet "mountain chain" (see Croat).

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Definitions of Croatia

Croatia (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;
Synonyms: Republic of Croatia / Hrvatska
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