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Pan-Slavism

[pan-slah-viz-uh m, -slav-iz-] /ˌpænˈslɑ vɪz əm, -ˈslæv ɪz-/
noun
1.
the idea or advocacy of a political union of all the Slavic peoples.
Origin
1840-1850
1840-50; pan- + Slavism
Related forms
Pan-Slav, Pan-Slavic, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for panslavism

Pan-Slavism

noun
1.
(esp in the 19th century) the movement for the union of the Slavic peoples, esp under the hegemony of tsarist Russia
Derived Forms
Pan-Slavic, adjective
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Word Origin and History for panslavism

Panslavism

n.

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

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