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Yugoslav

or Ju·go·slav

[ yoo-goh-slahv, -slav ]
/ ˈyu goʊˌslɑv, -ˌslæv /
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noun
a native or inhabitant of the former country of Yugoslavia.
a southern Slav; a member of the southern group of Slavic peoples.Compare Slav.
adjective
of or relating to the Yugoslavs.
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Origin of Yugoslav

1850–55; earlier Jugo-Slav<German Jugoslawe<Serbo-Croatian Jugoslòvēn, Jugoslàvēn, equivalent to jȕg south + -o--o- + Slovēn, SlavēnSlav

OTHER WORDS FROM Yugoslav

pro-Yu·go·slav, noun, adjective

Words nearby Yugoslav

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British Dictionary definitions for Yugoslav

Yugoslav

Jugoslav

/ (ˈjuːɡəʊˌslɑːv) /

noun
(formerly) a native, inhabitant, or citizen of Yugoslavia (sense 1 or 2)
(not in technical use) another name for Serbo-Croat (def. 1)
adjective
(formerly) of, relating to, or characteristic of Yugoslavia (sense 1 or 2) or its people
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