Loznica

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LOZNICA (Лозница)

District : Mačva

Arms of Loznica

Official blazon

Origin/meaning

The arms show in the upper part the name of the town in Cyrillic. The sheet of paper, feather and the first 7 letters of the Serbian alphabet indicate that Vuk Karadžić, the major reformer of the Serbian language and alphabet, was born near Loznica.The base shows a gusle, a local instrument, and also refers to Vuk Karadžić, as he wrote a large number of songs and poems dealing with Serbian history. Traditionally tales were being told with help of the gusle.


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