Belgrade meaning

bĕlgrād, -gräd, bĕl-grād
The capital and largest city of Serbia, in the north-central part of the country at the confluence of the Danube and Sava Rivers. Founded in the third century bc , Belgrade became the capital of the kingdom of Serbia in the 19th century and the capital of Yugoslavia after World War I.
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(place) Capital of Serbia, on the Danube.
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The capital of Serbia; formerly the capital of Serbia and Montenegro and of former Yugoslavia.
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Origin of belgrade

  • From Slavic words beli or beo, meaning white and grad meaning city or town. It was named after the white wall of the fortress that enclosed the city. Compare Belgorod.

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