Slavonian


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Sla·vo·ni·a

 (slə-vō′nē-ə, -vōn′yə)
A historical region of Croatia between the Drava and Sava Rivers. Originally part of the Roman province of Pannonia, it became a Slavic state in the seventh century and has long been allied with Croatia. Part of Yugoslavia after 1918, Slavonia was invaded by Serbia in 1991 following Croatia's declaration of independence from Yugoslavia. Croatia regained control of western Slavonia in 1995 and eastern Slavonia in 1998.

Sla·vo′ni·an adj. & n.

Slavonian

(sləˈvəʊnɪən)
adj
(Placename) of or relating to Slavonia, a region in Croatia, or its inhabitants
n
(Placename) a native or inhabitant of Slavonia
Translations

Slavonian

adjslawonisch
nSlawone m, → Slawonin f
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There were Slavonian hunters, fair-skinned and mighty-muscled; short, squat Finns, with flat noses and round faces; Siberian half-breeds, whose noses were more like eagle- beaks; and lean, slant-eyed men, who bore in their veins the Mongol and Tartar blood as well as the blood of the Slav.
Still Ivan doubted, and ordered two of his Slavonian hunters to go up alone.
And near to him he heard the scuffle of a mighty Slavonian hunter, loath to die, and, half uprisen, borne back and down by the thirsty spears.
A Slavonian Grebe is giving views at Cemlyn Bay, nine Greenland White-fronted Geese continue their overwinter sojourn at Talacre, and another Glaucous Gull is at Llanddulas.
Tenders are invited for ITU - House Tambure - Slavonian fairy tale - infrastructure works
Species such as dotterel, whimbrel, common scoter and Slavonian grebe are all said to be in danger, based on projections of the impact of global warming.
I counted black headed gull, herring gull, greater black backed gull, lesser black backed gull, Axmouth Seaton heron, mute swan, greenshank, redshank, lapwing, grey plover, avocet, curlew, cormorant, shag, shelduck, long-tailed duck, dunlin, teal, bar-tailed godwit, black-tailed godwit, turnstone, oystercatcher, red breasted merganser, great crested grebe, slavonian grebe, wigeon, brent goose and peregrine.
The author compares the position of and attitude towards the Vlachs and two other large Slavonian groups (called Slovenes) and Predavci.
Fellow newcomers the Slavonian grebe and pochard and are classified as "near threatened" due to such issues as breeding failures and challenged environments.
Atlantic puffins, European turtle doves, Slavonian grebes and pochards have been listed as vulnerable to extinction in the latest annual revision of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Red List of Threatened Species for birds.
Atlantic puffins, European turtle doves, Slavonian grebes and pochards are now on the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Red List of Threatened Species for birds.
When he presented that century, Xenopol was also concerned with the transition from Middle Ages to modernity; more specific, the period when Matei Basarab and Vasile Lupu reigned--1632-1654 (the first one) and 1634-1653 (the last one)--was presented as the border between "the Slavonian epoch" and "the Greek influence".