Čerin is a town located in the Herzegovina region of Bosnia and Herzegovina. It is in the municipality of Čitluk in the Herzegovina-Neretva Canton of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

In 1991, the town had a population of 2117, of which there were 2087 Croats (99%) and 30 Bosniaks (1%).

The town has traditionally been the center of upper Brotnjo. The town was home to the Church of St. Stephen, which was toppled by the Ottoman Empire in 1668. In 1938 HKD Napredak opened a branch office in Čerin.

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  • Cerin — Ce rin, n. [L. cera wax + in: cf. L. cerinus wax colored.] 1. (Chem.) A waxy substance extracted by alcohol or ether from cork; sometimes applied also to the portion of beeswax which is soluble in alcohol. Watts. [1913 Webster] 2. (Min.) A… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cerīn — Cerīn, 1) (Allanit, Min.), ein ceriumhaltiges Mineral, welches seltener in ausgebildeten Krystallen des rhombischen Systems, häufiger derb u. undeutlich krystallisirt, gewöhnlich in Begleitung des Cerits vorkommt, es ist schwarz, Bruch muschlig… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Cerīn — Cerīn, ein Bestandteil des Korks und dann soviel wie Phellylalkohol, s. Kork; auch der in Alkohol lösliche Teil des Bienenwachses und dann soviel wie Cerotinsäure, s. Wachs; auch soviel wie Ceresin und Orthit …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Cerin — Cerin, Bestandtheil des Bienenwachses, der größtentheils wieder aus Cerotinsäure besteht …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • Čerín —  Pour l’article homonyme, voir Čerin.  Čerín (Village) Administration Pays …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Čerín — Geobox | Settlement name = Čerín native name = other name = category = Village image caption = symbol = etymology = official name = motto = nickname = country = Slovakia country state = region = Banská Bystrica district = Banská Bystrica… …   Wikipedia

  • Čerin — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Čerín. 43° 16′ 25″ N 17° 38′ 30″ E …   Wikipédia en Français

  • cerin — SYN: ceresin …   Medical dictionary

  • cerin — (L). Wax colored, yellowish …   Dictionary of word roots and combining forms

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