Definition of Croat in English:

Croat

Syllabification: Cro·at
Pronunciation: /ˈkrōˌat, ˈkrōˌät, krōt
 
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noun & adjective

  • another term for Croatian.
    More example sentences
    • His passing will be mourned by the Greeks, Croats, Hungarians, Italians and any other ethnic group you can name.
    • The Magyars were more anxious than ever to suppress the national movements of Romanians, Slovaks, Croats, and Serbs.
    • Unlike Serbs, Croats, Slovaks, Czechs, French, Norwegians and so on, Poles were not permitted a collaborator government.

Origin

from modern Latin Croatae (plural), from Serbian and Croatian Hrvat.

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