Definition of Montenegro in English:


proper noun

  • A mountainous republic in the Balkans; population 626,000 (estimated 2015); capital, Podgorica.

Joined with Serbia before the Turkish conquest of 1355, Montenegro became independent in 1851. In 1918 it became part of Yugoslavia; on the break-up of the country it formed a federation with Serbia, but voted in 2006 to become independent