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Dubrovnik 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. In 1979, the city of Dubrovnik joined the UNESCO list of World Heritage Sites.

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Google previewMediterranean Villages (2004)

An Architectural Journey by Steven House, Cathi House

Embraced within massive fortress walls in a magnificent setting on the south Adriatic coast, Dubrovnik is an exquisitely preserved Renaissance city with a rich past and cultural heritage. Taking its name from the Slav word "dubrova", meaning ...

Google previewMy Pilgrim's Heart (2012)

by Stephanie Dale

Everyone says Dubrovnik is a beautiful city, and everyone is right.

Google previewCroatia (2016)

by Piers Letcher

Dubrovnik is an extraordinary place. Vast walls, up to 25m high, come complete with fortresses, towers, crenellations and an ancient footpath along the entire 2km extent. The walls encircle an incredible stone-built red-roofed city, which juts ...

Google previewBlack Lamb and Grey Falcon (2010)

A Journey Through Yugoslavia by Rebecca West

Oaks there were—the name Dubrovnik means a grove of oaks; and where there were some square yards of level ground there were thick-trunked patriarchal planes, with branches enough to cover an army of concubines. The sea looked ...

Google previewTile (2002)

by Jill Herbers

RETILIMG DUBROVNIK Dubrovnik is a city full of art, history ,

Google previewHeritage for the Future (2005)

Realising the Economic and Social Potential of a Key Asset

Dubrovnik is a monument-city, where the architectural and urban assets bear witness to the existence of a powerful mercantile and cultural community throughout the centuries. Various styles from the 8th to 19th centuries are present here.

Google previewStern’s Guide to the Cruise Vacation: 2016 Edition (2015)

Descriptions of Every Major Cruise Ship, Riverboat and Port of Call Worldwide. by Steven B. Stern

CROATIA Dubrovnik is a small Croatian port with a population of twentysix thousand located on the Adriatic Sea across from Italy. Its mild climate and medieval architecture have made it a favorite tourist attraction. As you sail into the harbor, ...

Google previewStern's Guide to the Cruise Vacation: 2015 Edition (2014)

by Stern's Travel Guides Ltd.

CROATIA Dubrovnik is a small Croatian port with a population of twenty-six thousand located on the Adriatic Sea across from Italy. Its mild climate and medieval architecture have made it a favorite tourist attraction. As you sail into the harbor, ...

Google previewThe Essential Jazz Records: Modernism to postmodernism (2000)

by Max Harrison, Charles Fox, Eric Thacker, Stuart Nicholson

Dubrovnik is a beautiful Renaissance city on the Adriatic characterized by the white marble of its main buildings, and the three movements evoke it in afternoon , evening and morning. This is a matter of atmospheres and the finale does have ...

Google previewNames and Their Histories (1898)

A Handbook of Historical Geography and Topographical Nomenclature by Isaac Taylor

RagUSa, a Dalmatian port, is called Dubrovnik in Slavonic, and Paprovnik in Turkish. The older forms of the name, Labuda, JLabuscedum, Lavusa, Ravgia, Rausium, Raousion, and Ragusium vary so greatly that no certain etymology can be ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Library History (2015)

by Wayne A. Wiegand, Donald G. Jr. Davis

libraries continued to develop, especially in the towns along the Adriatic coast (Dubrovnik, Split, Zadar, etc.) where a great quantity of books were ...

Google previewInternational Dictionary of Historic Places: Southern Europe (1995)

by Trudy Ring, Robert M. Salkin, Sharon La Boda

DUBROVNIK 197 Lokrum Island in 1023, moved into the city in the fourteenth century and built its own monastery, followed by many other monasteries, convents, and churches. This strong religious presence also spurred the building of the ...

Google previewThe Palgrave Macmillan Dictionary of Diplomacy (2012)

by G.R. Berridge, Alan James, Lorna Lloyd

durbar Dubrovnik, diplomacy of. Between the end of the thirteenth and the start of the nineteenth century the independent Republic of Dubrovnik (often known by its Italian name of Ragusa) had a well-organized ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the Byzantine Empire (2004)

by Jennifer Lawler

Plague see Bubonic Plague Plaka Modern day Dubrovnik. Called “the Pearl of the Adriatic.

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The value of this 9-letter word is 19 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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