[pan-slah-viz-uh m, -slav-iz-]
- the idea or advocacy of a political union of all the Slavic peoples.
Origin of Pan-Slavism
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Examples from the Web for pan-slavism
It was made to elect between pan-Slavism and pan-capitalism.After the Rain
Pan-Slavism or Pan-Germanism, based upon a racial bond, would be a far more significant political idea.The Promise Of American Life
Herbert David Croly
Pan-Slavism, which was dominating the Russian policy to an ever greater degree, had positive anti-German tendencies.
- (esp in the 19th century) the movement for the union of the Slavic peoples, esp under the hegemony of tsarist Russia