Pan-Slavism

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

noun

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

Origin of Pan-Slavism

First recorded in 1840–50; pan- + Slavism

Related forms

Pan-Slav, Pan-Slav·ic, adjective
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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

Pan-Slavic, adjective
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