from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A member of a people descended from Slavs from Bosnia who converted to Islam during the period of Ottoman rule.
- n. An inhabitant of Bosnia without regard to religious identity, especially prior to the mid-19th century.
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- n. A person belonging to autochthonous South Slavic people living mainly in Bosnia and Herzegovina and the Sandžak region of Serbia and Montenegro.
- n. A person typically characterized by their tie to the Bosnian historical region, traditional adherence to Islam, and common culture and language.
Serbo-Croatian Bošnjak ("Bosniak"), from Bosna ("Bosnia") (Cyrillic: Босна) (Wiktionary)