Definitions for kobaridˈkoʊ bəˌrid
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a village in NW Yugoslavia, formerly in Italy: defeat of the Italians by the Germans and Austrians 1917.
Category: Geography (places), Government
Ref: Italian, Caporetto.
A town and region in western Slovenia, the site of an important battle in the First World War.
Origin: From Kobarid.
Kobarid is a town in the Upper Soča Valley of western Slovenia, near the Italian border. It is the seat of the Municipality of Kobarid. Kobarid is known for the Battle of Caporetto, where the Italian retreat was documented by Ernest Hemingway in his novel A Farewell to Arms. The battle is well documented in the museum in the centre of Kobarid. The museum won a Council of Europe award in 1993.
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