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British Dictionary definitions for serbo-croat

Serbo-Croat

Serbo-Croatian

noun
  1. Also called: Croato-Serb a former name for the Serbian and Croatian languages considered together as branches of the same language, belonging to the South Slavonic branch of the Indo-European family. Serbian is usually written in the Cyrillic alphabet, Croatian in Roman
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adjective
  1. of or relating to this language
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usage

See at Bosnian
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Examples from the Web for serbo-croat

Historical Examples

  • Serbo-Croat was an obligatory language; but German, as in the army, was the language of command.

    The Birth of Yugoslavia, Volume 2

    Henry Baerlein

  • A very frequent cause was that they refused to preach in Italian to a congregation which only understood Serbo-Croat.