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Polabian

[poh-lah-bee-uh n, -ley-]
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noun
  1. a member of a Slavic people who once lived in the Elbe River basin and on the Baltic coast of northern Germany.
  2. the extinct Slavic language of this people.
Also Po·lab [poh-lahb] /poʊˈlɑb/.

Origin of Polabian

1865–70; Polab + -ian; compare German polabisch, New Latin Polabicus; ultimately from tribal name, formed with common W Slavic po- along, bordering + Lab(a) Elbe River (compare Czech Labe)
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