Pan-Slavism

[ pan-slah-viz-uhm, -slav-iz- ]
/ ˌpænˈslɑ vɪz əm, -ˈslæv ɪz- /

noun

the idea or advocacy of a political union of all the Slavic peoples.

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Origin of Pan-Slavism

First recorded in 1840–50; pan- + Slavism

OTHER WORDS FROM Pan-Slavism

Pan-Slav, Pan-Slavic, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for Pan-Slavism

Pan-Slavism

noun

(esp in the 19th century) the movement for the union of the Slavic peoples, esp under the hegemony of tsarist Russia

Derived forms of Pan-Slavism

Pan-Slavic, adjective
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