Slavic

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj Slavic of or relating to Slavic languages
    • n Slavic a branch of the Indo-European family of languages
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Slavic Slavonic.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • Slavic Of or pertaining to the Slavs, their country, language, literature, etc.; Slavonian.
    • n Slavic The language or group of languages spoken by the Slavs: it is one of the primary branches of the great Indo-European or Aryan family.
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Usage

In literature:

The peasantry round about Pesth, and the poor wretches, Slavic and Hungarian, who work on the streets, seem in sad plight.
"Lippincott's Magazine, December 1878" by Various
For the most part they were children, Slavic, Semitic, Italian.
"The Dust Flower" by Basil King
Bulgaria, like Russia, is Slavic.
"The Story of the Great War, Volume III (of VIII)" by Various
In fact, the Slavic population reaches up all along the coast to Trieste, and even a little beyond.
"The Story of the Great War, Volume II (of VIII)" by Various
There must have been a strain of Slavic in the old man, he loved Chopin and Tschaikowsky so.
"Melomaniacs" by James Huneker
Since the first time she had heard this Slavic Symphony, one snowy night in Moscow, she had loved it.
"Futurist Stories" by Margery Verner Reed
Fondness for music is especially prominent in the stocks in which there has been an infusion of Slavic elements.
"The German Classics of the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries" by Various
The fundamental pessimism of the Slavic temperament must be reckoned with.
"Ivory Apes and Peacocks" by James Huneker
They entered, to find themselves in a large oblong room furnished in Slavic luxury.
"Astounding Stories, July, 1931" by Various
To him the struggle in France and on the Slavic frontier was far off and shadowy, as was the grim game at sea.
"Command" by William McFee
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In poetry:

The breath of spring within our motherland
Is washing off the winter's traces,
Is washing off black rings and crevices
From tear-worn eyes of Slavic races.
"Spring" by Boris Pasternak

In news:

The new South Hill branch of Mariupol Deli joins Spokane's Russian markets in offering familiar flavors and news of home to the local Slavic population.
Slavic to head UIP in Sweden.
Zoran Slavic is set to take over as g.m.
CLEVELAND, Ohio — Mauli has been missing from the Harvard-Jones area of Cleveland's Slavic Village since Sunday, Aug 26.
Polish & Slavic Gets New CEO.
Slavic Rocker Gets Serious.
Think Slavic , think Pusharatas.
With the Slavic Invitational teeing off this weekend, we were talking in the newsroom about how we were covering the event and surprise, surprise, food came up.
Slavic Village revamps vacant lots.
North, aka Santa, made all Slavic and silly by.
Fired CEO Sues, Says Polish & Slavic FCU Demanded He Discriminate .
Slavic Wonders from the Rose Ensemble .
Indefinite Delay in Polish & Slavic Discrimination Case.
Thursday's opening proclaimed a Slavic theme, mostly Russian.
Twisting in midair, zooming from wooden-handled swings, we would be from some wonderfully Slavic country, the seven of us.
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In science:

God knows I do not like exclamation points. I generally prefer AngloSaxon understatement to the exalted declarations of the Slavic soul.
Review of "Knots" by Alexei Sossinsky, Harvard University Press, 2002, ISBN 0-674-00944-4
Michigan Slavic Studies. [Eyes and Leech,  ] Eyes, E. and Leech, G.  .
Three studies of grammar-based surface-syntactic parsing of unrestricted English text. A summary and orientation
We chose Polish to illustrate the main points because (in common with other Slavic languages) it has an interesting aspectual system, but the main ideas are not language specific.
Generating models for temporal representations
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