The fact that his father is a Slovene and his mother is a Croat seems all too fitting.
Suddenly the reader is treated to a history of ties involving Roman orators and Croat mercenaries.
I found this arch guarded by a Croat,—beauty in the keeping of barbarism.
For some time the Croat found himself forgetting that he was in Yugoslavia.
And Mr. Šojat was pleased to think that Vio would now be a good Croat, as of old.
Croat, being pronounced Cro-at, was easily corrupted into cravat.
Hungary became entirely independent, but was shorn of her Rumanian, Serb, and Croat appanages.
Croats fought Serbs and Bosnians to defend dilapidated Croat settlements.
(f) Republican party, consisting of 90,000 Croat peasants under Radić.
But,” answered the Croat, “will it not be a shame to be killed by women?
from Serbo-Croatian Hrvat "a Croat," from Old Church Slavonic Churvatinu "Croat," literally "mountaineer, highlander," from churva "mountain" (cf. Russian khrebet "mountain chain").