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Slavonian

[sluh-voh-nee-uh n] /sləˈvoʊ ni ən/
adjective
1.
of or relating to Slavonia or its inhabitants.
2.
noun
3.
a native or inhabitant of Slavonia.
4.
a Slav.
Origin of Slavonian
1570-1580
1570-80; Slavoni(a) + -an
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  • This last account leaves no doubt as to the significance of the need-fire in the minds of Slavonian peasantry.

    Balder The Beautiful, Vol. I. Sir James George Frazer
  • Then some of them appear to be Slavonian; for p. 47example, Mikailia and Pakomovna.

    The Romany Rye George Borrow
  • It cannot be denied, however, that some of them owed their wealth to their trade in Slavonian slaves.

  • If the Slavonian was through, why didn't he close the valve and come down?

    El Diablo Brayton Norton
  • The Poles are a branch of the great Slavonian family of nations.

  • Then some of them appear to be Slavonian; for example, Mikailia and Pakomovna.

    The Romany Rye George Borrow
  • They were accompanied by a miner named Jacques, and a Slavonian very skilful in discovering minerals.

  • Still Ivan doubted, and ordered two of his Slavonian hunters to go up alone.

    Love of Life Jack London
  • Their character is warlike, and their state of civilization is superior to that of the other branches of the Slavonian family.

    The Human Race Louis Figuier
  • The Russian people shared this common fate of the Slavonian race.

British Dictionary definitions for Slavonian

Slavonian

/sləˈvəʊnɪən/
adjective
1.
of or relating to Slavonia, a region in Croatia, or its inhabitants
noun
2.
a native or inhabitant of Slavonia
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