What does Montenegro mean?

Definitions for Montenegro
ˌmɒn təˈni groʊ, -ˈnɛg roʊMon·tene·gro

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Montenegro, Crna Gora(noun)

    a former country bordering on the Adriatic Sea; now part of the Union of Serbia and Montenegro

Wiktionary

  1. Montenegro(ProperNoun)

    A country in Europe, formerly one of the two constituent republics of Serbia and Montenegro. Capital and largest city: Podgorica, formerly Titograd.

  2. Origin: From Montenegro, literally “black mountain” (monte + negro), a calque of Serbo-Croatian Crna Gora / Црна Гора, referring to Mt Lovćen. See also Venetian Montenegrin (), English Montenegrin, Italian montenegrino.

Freebase

  1. Montenegro

    Montenegro is a country in Southeastern Europe. It has a coast on the Adriatic Sea to the south-west and is bordered by Croatia to the west, Bosnia and Herzegovina to the northwest, Serbia to the northeast, Kosovo to the east and Albania to the south-east. Its capital and largest city is Podgorica, while Cetinje is designated as the Prijestonica, meaning the former Royal Capital City. In the 10th century, there existed three Slavic principalities on the territory of Montenegro: Duklja, roughly corresponding to the southern half, Travunia, the west, and Rascia, the north. In 1042, archon Stefan Vojislav led a revolt that resulted in the independence of Duklja and the establishment of the Vojislavljević dynasty. Duklja reached its zenith under Vojislav's son, Mihailo, and his son Bodin. By the 13th century, Zeta had replaced Duklja when referring to the realm. In the late 14th century, southern Montenegro came under the rule of the Balšić noble family, then the Crnojević noble family, and by the 15th century, Zeta was more often referred to as Crna Gora. As the Crnojević dynasty disintegrated, Montenegro was ruled by its Bishops until 1696, and then by the House of Petrović-Njegoš until 1918. From 1918, it was a part of Yugoslavia. On the basis of an independence referendum held on 21 May 2006, Montenegro declared independence on 3 June of that year.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Montenegro

    a Balkan State, less than half the size of Wales, lying in a wild mountainous region between Herzegovina and Albania, and touching the Adriatic Sea with its SW. corner only. The climate is severe in winter, mild in summer. The soil is sterile, but is industriously tilled, and patches of arable land on the mountain sides and in the valleys yield maize, oats, potatoes, and tobacco. Cattle and sheep are reared in large numbers; vines and mulberries are cultivated round the lake, whose waters abound in fish. Cattle, hides, and cheese are the exports. The Montenegrins are a primitive people; the men hunt and fight, the women work. They are mostly of the Greek Church, and noted for their morality. The government is patriarchal, with a prince at the head. Education and road-making have recently advanced. The towns are mere villages. Cetinje (1) is the capital; Antivari and Dulcigno, the Adriatic ports.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Montenegro

    Montenegro was formerly part of the historic Kingdom of Yugoslavia. Following World War II, Montenegro was granted the status of a republic within YUGOSLAVIA. On May 21, 2006, the Republic of Montenegro held a successful referendum on independence and declared independence on June 3. The capital is Podgorica.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. montenegro

    A principality of Europe, situated between the Turkish eyalets of Bosnia and Albania, and separated from the Adriatic by the narrow strip of land known as the circle of Cattaro, in Austrian Dalmatia. The Montenegrins are Slavs of the Servian race, knit together in clans and families, and have many fights among themselves, which are perpetuated by the hereditary obligation of avenging blood. Montenegro belonged in the Middle Ages to the great Servian kingdom, but after the dismemberment of the latter, and its conquest by the Turks at the battle of Kossovo (1389), the Montenegrins, under their prince, who was of the royal blood of Servia, maintained their independence, though compelled to relinquish the level tracts of land, and confine themselves to the mountains, in 1485. The Turks continued to assert their claims to Montenegro, but they were only defeated in their plans, and in 1710 the Montenegrins sought and obtained the protection of Russia, the czar agreeing to grant an annual subsidy on condition of their harassing the Turks by inroads. In 1860 the Montenegrins excited an insurrection against the Turkish rule in Herzegovina, which was soon suppressed, and in return they themselves were so hard pressed by the Turks that they were glad to agree to a treaty (September 8, 1862) by which the sovereignty of the Porte over Montenegro was recognized.

Etymology and Origins

  1. Montenegro

    Literally “black mountain.”

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Montenegro in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Montenegro in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of Montenegro in a Sentence

  1. Mladen Bojanic:

    I am proud of my result, i will continue the struggle to liberate Montenegro from Djukanovic's dictatorship.

  2. Vladimir Kavaric:

    Montenegro is pursuing an economic policy which should secure growth rates of more than four percent in the long-term.

  3. Vladimir Kavaric:

    In a small economy such as Montenegro, the realisation of one large project makes a difference with regards to the growth.

  4. Foreign Minister Igor Luksic:

    I am certain the conditions are there for the Alliance member states in December to take the decision to invite Montenegro to join.

  5. Montenegro Prime Minister Dusko Markovic:

    It is of strategic importance for Montenegro to have U.S. and EU presence in Western Balkan so there would be no space for( influence) of those countries who do not share same values.

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