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Slovene (n.)

Slavic people of Carinthia and Styria, 1883, from German Slowene, from Slovenec, the people's own name; see Slav. A survival of the old native designation of the Slavic people, compare Old Church Slavonic Slovene. Related: Slovenian.

updated on October 10, 2017

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Definitions of Slovene from WordNet

Slovene (n.)
a native of Slovenia;
Slovene (n.)
the Slavic language of Slovenes;
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