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1. The closely related South Slavic languages of Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, and Serbia when considered as a single language.
2. A native speaker of Serbo-Croatian.

Ser′bo-Cro·a′tian adj.
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(ˌsɜr boʊ kroʊˈeɪ ʃən, -ʃi ən)

a family of South Slavic dialects of which Croatian and Serbian are the most widely spoken.
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Noun1.Serbo-Croatian - the Slavic language of the Serbs and Croats; the Serbian dialect is usually written in the Cyrillic alphabet and the Croatian dialect is usually written in the Roman alphabet
Slavic, Slavic language, Slavonic, Slavonic language - a branch of the Indo-European family of languages
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n the Serbo-Croatians
pldie Serben und Kroaten
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