Istria [is-tree-uh; Italian ees-tryah] Examples noun
- a peninsula at the N end of the Adriatic, in SW Slovenia and W Croatia.
Also called Istrian Peninsula. Related formsIs·tri·an, adjective, noun Examples from the Web for istria Historical Examples of istria
Pribičević had told him that the whole of Istria, with Triest, should be Yugoslav.
The Slavs inhabit central and eastern Istria in a compact mass.
But a good guide-book to Istria and Dalmatia is much needed.
Edward A. Freeman
It was formerly known by the name of “the Gentlewoman of Istria.”
Randolph Ll. Hodgson
They halted at the fortress of Pola in Istria, on the 102 shores of the Adriatic.
British Dictionary definitions for istria Istria noun
- a peninsula in the N Adriatic Sea: passed from Italy to Yugoslavia (except for Trieste) in 1947 and to Croatia in 1991