panslavism

Pan-Slavism

[pan-slah-viz-uhm, -slav-iz-]
noun
the idea or advocacy of a political union of all the Slavic peoples.

Origin:
1840–50; pan- + Slavism

Pan-Slav, Pan-Slavic, adjective
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Pan-Slavism
 
n
(esp in the 19th century) the movement for the union of the Slavic peoples, esp under the hegemony of tsarist Russia
 
'Pan-'Slavic
 
adj

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Panslavism
1846, from Ger. Pansclavismus, coined as a linguistic term by Herkel in 1826.
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