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Croatian Civic Heraldry

SLUNJ

Origin/meaning:
The coat of arms is Gules, a Semi Lion rampant Or langued and armed of the field holding a sword Argent hilt and pommel of the second, issuant from a Water-mill Wheel of the third. The shield is bordered Or, and set between an oak and a lime branches Or both fructed, and below all a ribbon of the same, background Gules, bearing the name of the city Sable. Water mills are characteristic item on many waterfalls on the four rivers on which Slunj is lying: Slunjcica, Korana, Mrednica and Glina.

Literature : Image taken from http://zeljko-heimer-fame.from.hr/descr/index.html (with permission)



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