Part of speech: noun

A member of one of various people of northern or eastern Europe, as a Russian, Bulgarian, Pole, or Servian.

Part of speech: adjective


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Usage examples "slav":

  1. He will marry her, you short sighted one- marry her, and thus alienate every Slav in the Balkans. - "A Son of the Immortals", Louis Tracy.
  2. At the time of your mother's death and your leaving Hungary for the United States I was, as you may remember, a colonel in the Austro- Hungarian army, in possession of my title and estates, and in favour with one of the two most powerful of all the great Slav nobles, Ladislas, Duke of Kremnitz. - "By Wit of Woman", Arthur W. Marchmont.
  3. In Germany you are a German, in Russia a Slav, in Poland a Pole, and in England any thing the moment suggests. - "The Sowers", Henry Seton Merriman.