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British Dictionary definitions for servian


adjective, noun
  1. a former word for Serbian
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Examples from the Web for servian

Historical Examples

  • Moreover, the Regular name for a vampire in Servian, he remarks, is vukodlak.

    Russian Fairy Tales

    W. R. S. Ralston

  • The Servian word snaga answers to the Russian sila, strength.

    Russian Fairy Tales

    W. R. S. Ralston

  • "Yes; it seems that Servian officers are implicated," he said.


    E. F. Benson

  • You are Servian and consequently a foreigner to us Bulgarians.

  • These profits Bulgaria secured to the detriment of Servian interests.

Word Origin and History for servian


1754 (n.), 1723 (adj.), from Medieval Latin Servia, from Serb Serb (see Serb).

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