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Slavonian

[sluh-voh-nee-uh n]
adjective
  1. of or relating to Slavonia or its inhabitants.
  2. Slavic.
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noun
  1. a native or inhabitant of Slavonia.
  2. a Slav.
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Origin of Slavonian

First recorded in 1570–80; Slavoni(a) + -an
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Examples from the Web for slavonian

Historical Examples of slavonian

  • Then some of them appear to be Slavonian; for p. 47example, Mikailia and Pakomovna.

    The Romany Rye

    George Borrow

  • The first would place him in the hands of his local competitor, a Slavonian.

    El Diablo

    Brayton Norton

  • If the Slavonian was through, why didn't he close the valve and come down?

    El Diablo

    Brayton Norton

  • The Slavonian nodded sympathetically and the two men lapsed into silence.

    El Diablo

    Brayton Norton

  • He was caught with the goods through the Slavonian's treachery.

    El Diablo

    Brayton Norton


British Dictionary definitions for slavonian

Slavonian

adjective
  1. of or relating to Slavonia, a region in Croatia, or its inhabitants
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noun
  1. a native or inhabitant of Slavonia
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