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  1. A former country of southeastern Europe bordering the Adriatic Sea; formed in 1918 and named Yugoslavia in 1929; controlled by Marshal Tito as a communist state until his death in 1980 ("Tito's Yugoslavia included Slovenia, Croatia, Macedonia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Serbia, and Montenegro")
  2. A mountainous republic in southeastern Europe bordering on the Adriatic Sea; formed from two of the six republics that made up Yugoslavia until 1992; Serbia and Montenegro were known as the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia until 2003 when they adopted the name of the Union of Serbia and Montenegro

Borrowing from Serbo-Croatian Jugoslavija, in turn from jugo (“south”) and slavija (“slavia, the land of the Slavs”). Literally, the land of the southern Slavs.

  1. A former country on the Balkan Peninsula, made up of the now-independent nations of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia, and Slovenia; it disintegrated in the 1990s.

Yugoslavia was also found in the following language(s): Spanish

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Fun Facts about the name Yugoslavia

  • How unique is the name Yugoslavia? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Yugoslavia was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Yugoslavia: Your name in reverse order is Aivalsoguy. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Vauilasoyg. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Yugoslavia born Oct 9, 1931

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Portugal approximately on 1750. Your profession was sailor and shoemaker.

As an inquisitive and inventive person, you liked to get to the very bottom of things and to rummage in books. Talent for drama, natural born actor. The world is full of ill and lonely people. You should help those, who are less fortunate than you are.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.