from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A social unit of rural community among the South Slavs, associated with family links and set customs.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Among the South Slavic peoples, the association of all consanguineals into a coöperative organization, the members of which generally live in a complex of houses built within an inclosure and around the house of the stare-shina or chief of the community.
From Serbo-Croatian zȃdruga/за̑друга ("commune"). (Wiktionary)