from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A native or inhabitant of Slovenia.
  • n. A person of Slovenian descent.
  • n. The Slavic language of the Slovenes.
  • adj. Of or relating to Slovenia or its people, language, or culture.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Of or pertaining to Slovenia, the Slovenian people or the Slovenian language.
  • n. A person from Slovenia
  • proper n. The official language of Slovenia

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A member of a Slavic race chiefly resident in Styria, Carinthia, Carniola, and parts of the Maritime Territory and Hungary.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the Slavic language of Slovenes
  • n. a native of Slovenia


German Slowene, from Slovene Slovệnec, ultimately from Old Church Slavonic Slověne, Slav.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)



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