Definition of Slav. Meaning of Slav. Synonyms of Slav

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Definition of Slav

Slav
Slav Slav, n.;pl. Slavs. [A word originally meaning, intelligible, and used to contrast the people so called with foreigners who spoke languages unintelligible to the Slavs; akin to OSlav. slovo a word, slava fame, Skr. [,c]ru to hear. Cf. Loud.] (Ethnol.) One of a race of people occupying a large part of Eastern and Northern Europe, including the Russians, Bulgarians, Roumanians, Servo-Croats, Slovenes, Poles, Czechs, Wends or Sorbs, Slovaks, etc. [Written also Slave, and Sclav.]

Meaning of Slav from wikipedia

- Slavs are European people who speak the various Slavic languages of the larger Balto-Slavic linguistic group. They are native to Eurasia, stretching from...
- The early Slavs were a diverse group of tribal societies who lived during the Migration Period and the Early Middle Ages (approximately the 5th to the...
- The Slav Defense is a chess opening that begins with the moves: 1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 The Slav is one of the primary defenses to the Queen's Gambit. Although...
- The East Slavs are Slavic peoples speaking the East Slavic languages. Formerly the main po****tion of the loose medieval Kievan Rus federation state ...
- Slav may refer to: a Slav, person of Slavic ethnicity, in particular: an East Slav, person belonging to the East Slavic group of peoples a South Slav...
- Pan-Slavism, a movement which crystallized in the mid-19th century, is the political ideology concerned with the advancement of integrity and unity for...
- The West Slavs (also known as Central Slavs) are a subgroup of Slavic peoples who speak the West Slavic languages. They separated from the common Slavic...
- ethnonym (and autonym), Slavs, is reconstructed in Proto-Slavic as *Slověninъ, plural Slověně. The earliest written references to the Slav ethnonym are in other...
- The South Slavs are a subgroup of Slavic peoples who speak the South Slavic languages. They inhabit a contiguous region in the Balkan Peninsula and the...
- Muslim Slavs or Slavic Muslims are ethnic groups or sub-ethnic groups of Slavs who are followers of Islam. The term is most often used in the study of...
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