Definitions for "SERBIA"
A republic of the former Yugoslavia. Serbia is also, however, a name given to various kingdoms, autonomous regions and sections of empires, including the Byzantine, Ottoman and Hapsburg. Serbia is strongly identified with the Eastern Orthodox Church. The current incarnation of the age-old quest for Greater Serbia fueled the current carnage in the Balkans.
a former kindom in South Europe; now, with revised boundaries an independent republic, formerly part of Yugoslavia. Cap.: Belgrade.
a historical region in central and northern Yugoslavia; Serbs settled the region in the 6th and 7th centuries