Belgrade

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Etymology[edit]

From Slavic words beli or beo, meaning white and grad meaning city or town. It was named after the white wall of the fortress that enclosed the city. Doublet of Belgorod.

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  • Rhymes: -eɪd
  • IPA(key): /ˈbɛlɡɹeɪd/
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Belgrade

  1. The capital city of Serbia; formerly the capital of Serbia and Montenegro and of former Yugoslavia.
  2. (metonymically) The Serbian or Yugoslav government.
    • 2007, John Laughland, chapter 8, in Travesty: The Trial of Slobodan Milošević and the Corruption of International Justice, London: Pluto Press, →ISBN, page 170:
      Prosecution witness Osman Selak claimed that the Bosnian Serb army was under the de facto control of Belgrade, as the Prosecution alleged, but under cross-examination could not produce a single example of an order issued by the Yugoslav army to the Bosnian Serb army.

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Belgrade f

  1. Belgrade (the capital city of Serbia)