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Meaning of "Dubrovnik" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF DUBROVNIK

Dubrovnik  [dʊˈbrɒvnɪk] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF DUBROVNIK

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Dubrovnik is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES DUBROVNIK MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Dubrovnik

Dubrovnik

Dubrovnik (pronounced ( listen); Italian: Ragusa) is a Croatian city on the Adriatic Sea, in the region of Dalmatia. It is one of the most prominent tourist destinations in the Mediterranean, a seaport and the centre of Dubrovnik-Neretva County. Its total population is 42,615 (census 2011). In 1979, the city of Dubrovnik joined the UNESCO list of World Heritage Sites. The prosperity of the city of Dubrovnik was historically based on maritime trade. As the capital of the Republic of Ragusa, a maritime republic, the city achieved a high level of development, particularly during the 15th and 16th centuries. Dubrovnik became notable for its wealth and skilled diplomacy. The beginning of tourism in Dubrovnik is associated with the construction of the Hotel Imperial in Dubrovnik in 1897. According to CNNGo, Dubrovnik is among the 10 best preserved medieval walled cities in the world. Although Dubrovnik was demilitarised in the 1970s to protect it from war, in 1991, after the breakup of Yugoslavia, it was besieged by the Yugoslav People's Army (JNA) for seven months and received significant shelling damage.

Definition of Dubrovnik in the English dictionary

The definition of Dubrovnik in the dictionary is a port in W Croatia, on the Dalmatian coast: an important commercial centre in the Middle Ages; damaged in 1991 when it was shelled by Serbian artillery. Pop: 43 770 Former Italian name : Ragusa.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH DUBROVNIK


chinovnik
tʃɪˈnɒvnɪk
chronic
ˈkrɒnɪk
clinic
ˈklɪnɪk
Dominic
ˈdɒmɪnɪk
electronic
ɪlɛkˈtrɒnɪk
ethnic
ˈɛθnɪk
Hispanic
hɪˈspænɪk
iconic
aɪˈkɒnɪk
inorganic
ˌɪnɔːˈɡænɪk
mechanic
mɪˈkænɪk
Munich
ˈmjuːnɪk
nick
nɪk
organic
ɔːˈɡænɪk
panic
ˈpænɪk
picnic
ˈpɪknɪk
polytechnic
ˌpɒlɪˈtɛknɪk
scenic
ˈsiːnɪk
sonic
ˈsɒnɪk
titanic
taɪˈtænɪk
tonic
ˈtɒnɪk

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE DUBROVNIK

Dublin
Dublin Bay prawn
Dubliner
Dubna
dubnium
Dubois
dubonnet
dubstep
Dubuffet
ducal
ducally
ducat
ducatoon
Duccio di Buoninsegna
duce
Duchamp
Duchenne dystrophy
Duchenne muscular dystrophy

WORDS THAT END LIKE DUBROVNIK

beatnik
Botvinnik
Cetnik
Chetnik
computernik
Doornik
dvornik
Iznik
kibbutznik
kolkhoznik
Lunik
neatnik
noisenik
nudnik
Panufnik
peacenik
Pernik
refusenik
refusnik
Sputnik

Synonyms and antonyms of Dubrovnik in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «Dubrovnik» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF DUBROVNIK

Find out the translation of Dubrovnik to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of Dubrovnik from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «Dubrovnik» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

杜勃罗文克
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

Dubrovnik
570 millions of speakers

English

Dubrovnik
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

डबरोवनिक
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

دوبروفنيك
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Дубровник
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Dubrovnik
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

Dubrovnik
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

Dubrovnik
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Dubrovnik
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Dubrovnik
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ドゥブロブニク
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

두브 로브 니크
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Dubrovnik
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

Dubrovnik
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

டுப்ராவ்நிக்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

डबरोवनिक
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Dubrovnik
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Dubrovnik
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Dubrownik
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Дубровник
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Dubrovnik
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

Ντουμπρόβνικ
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Dubrovnik
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

Dubrovnik
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Dubrovnik
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of Dubrovnik

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «DUBROVNIK»

The term «Dubrovnik» is very widely used and occupies the 22.723 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «DUBROVNIK» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «Dubrovnik» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «Dubrovnik» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about Dubrovnik

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «DUBROVNIK»

Discover the use of Dubrovnik in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Dubrovnik and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Dubrovnik
The old walled-in city of Dubrovnik, Croatia, is an immensely rich paradise as the backdrop. The story is a legend about family, friendship, love and lyrical images.
Ben Campbell, 2007
2
Dubrovnik: A History
A rich history of a classic Balkan city.
Robin Harris, 2006
3
Dubrovnik: The Bradt City Guide
This guide covers more than just the city: for those seeking a retreat from the bustle of the city, discover scenic walks on the islands just off Dubrovnik's peaceful coastline, or venture further with a day trip to a neighbouring country.
Piers Letcher, 2007
4
Rick Steves' Snapshot Dubrovnik
Snapshot guides are a great choice for travelers visiting a specific city or region, rather than multiple European destinations. These slim guides offer all of Rick’s up-to-date advice on what sights are worth your time and money.
Rick Steves, Cameron Hewitt, 2010
5
Dubrovnik:
This second volume of the author's studies opens with a new survey of the recent historiography of Dubrovnik, and also contains four items specially translated from Serbo-Croat.
Bariša Krekić, 1997
6
Dubrovnik
A guide to seeing and doing more in Dubrovnik.
Thomas Cook Publishing, 2008
7
DK Eyewitness Top 10 Travel Guide: Dubrovnik & the Dalmatian ...
DK Eyewitness Top 10 Dubrovnik & the Dalmatian Coast is the essential guide to one of Europe's most vibrant destinations.
James Stewart, 2012
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DK Eyewitness Top 10 Travel Guide: Dubrovnik & the Dalmatian ...
Whether you are looking for idyllic sailing routes or historic towns, unspoilt beaches or lively festivals, this guide is the perfect companion.
James Stewart, 2010
9
Dubrovnik
A unique and patented binding concept makes the MapGuide the only smallscale guide that offer a detailed map-within-a-guide. The Everyman MapGuides are stylish, clever, practical and very good value for money.
Everyman, 2007
10
Frommer's Eastern Europe
Dubrovnik (nee Ragusa) began as a Roman settlement, but from the Middle Ages on it was a prize sought by Venice, Hungary, Turkey, and others who recognized the city's logistical value as a maritime port. Libertas (liberty) has always been ...
Ryan James, Hana Mastrini, Mark Baker, 2009

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «DUBROVNIK»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Dubrovnik is used in the context of the following news items.
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Croatia's troubled bridge project
At the moment, driving by car from Dubrovnik up along the coast to the Croatian capital of Zagreb sees you forced to exit Croatia and enter ... «EUobserver, Jul 15»
2
Luxury Hotel Collection of D-Hotels and Resorts is delighted to …
The Villa Dubrovnik introduces an unprecedented level of luxury and style to this World-famous City... Nestling amongst pine, orange and ... «SourceWire, Jul 15»
3
Srebrenica, 20 Years Later
By autumn Dubrovnik was being shelled. By December the Soviet Union had ceased to exist. And still nothing substantial was done. “Europe” ... «Politico, Jul 15»
4
Studying abroad through rotary
Plitvice, Samobor, Varazdin, Dubrovnik, Split and Hvar were just some of the places she traveled in-country. “Hvar is my absolute favorite place ... «Hartford City News Times, Jul 15»
5
Merkel Can't Escape Greece's Geopolitical Pull in Balkans
... Angela Merkel, center, waves alongside Slovenian President Borut Pahor, third left, and Croatian President Ivo Josipovic, right, in Dubrovnik, ... «Bloomberg, Jul 15»
6
DIARY-Turkey - to September 4
*DUBROVNIK - Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusolgu to attend Croatia 2015 Forum. FRIDAY, JULY 10 SARAJEVO - Davutoglu to visit Bosnia ... «Reuters Africa, Jul 15»
7
Dubrovnik Summer Festival's website hacked
The Dubrovnik Summer Festival's website was on Tuesday morning hacked by messages that call for the end of wars in Syria, Libya and Iraq, ... «Dalje.com, Jul 15»
8
Dubrovnik Review Conference: Two Months to Go!
In two months' time states, civil society and other actors will come together in Dubrovnik, Croatia for the First Review Conference of the ... «Cluster Munition Coalition, Jul 15»
9
Hipmunk Turns to Skyscanner to Fill Its Global Airline Gaps
If you search Hipmunk for a New York to Dubrovnik flight, ... might see Turkish Airlines itineraries such as New York-Istanbul-Zagreb-Dubrovnik. «Skift, Jul 15»
10
Participation in Croatia parade to be "anti-Serb" - FM
Croatian Army is defending their country by Serbian who didn't hesitate to rape catholic nuns and bomb Dubrovnik and kill 15 thousand Croats ... «B92, Jul 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Dubrovnik [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/dubrovnik>. Jun 2019 ».
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