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.
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Slavonian

(sləˈvəʊnɪən)
adj
(Placename) of or relating to Slavonia, a region in Croatia, or its inhabitants
n
(Placename) a native or inhabitant of Slavonia
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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.
It did not matter whether the festival were Irish, German, or Slavonian; whether the picnic was the Bricklayers', the Brewers', or the Butchers'.
Going back to Brunello di Montalcino, there is a difference between wines labeled "Brunello di Montalcino" and wines labeled "Brunello di Montalcino Riserva." In Italy, "Riserva" always refers to the aging requirements--in this case, how long the wine must be aged in massive Slavonian oak casks called botte.
Moving to a wonderful Italian MASI CASAL DEI RONCHI RECIOTO CLASSICO 2013 (PS43.99 for 50cl, AG Wines) which is so different from its famous sweet white-ish This is made from 70% Corvina (infected by botrytis*), 20% Rondinella and 10% Molinara and uses the appassimento method - the grapes are left to dry on bamboo racks for at least three months, then fermented for 38 days in Slavonian oak vats and aged for 12 months in Slavonian oak barrels, a percentage then goes in cherrywood barrels for about three more months.
Up to seven Slavonian Grebes were off Llanfairfechan and six Common Scoters off Bangor Pier.
Since then we've seen two varieties of bean geese, plus two Bewick's swans, a long tailed duck and a slavonian grebe.
Gra'it uses seven Italian wine grapes-sangiovese, nebbiolo, moscato d'asti, corvina, glera, aglianico and nero d'avola-to create a blended distillate that's aged for 12 months in Slavonian oak casks, resulting in a smooth, flavorful and cocktail-friendly spirit.
Management decisions and knowledge gaps: learning by doing in a case of a declining population of Slavonian grebe Podiceps auritus.--Wildl.
Johns Slavonian Catholic Church in nearby Freeland, had his throat cut and his head bashed in by an assailant who knocked on his door late at night and later claimed allegiance to the terrorist group.