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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A native or inhabitant of Slovenia.
  • noun A person of Slovenian ancestry.
  • noun The Slavic language of the Slovenes.
  • adjective Of or relating to Slovenia or its people, language, or culture.

from The Century Dictionary.

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

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

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

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

  • noun the Slavic language of Slovenes
  • noun a native of Slovenia

Etymologies

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

[German Slowene, from Slovene Slovênec, ultimately from Old Church Slavonic Slověne, Slav.]

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