Definition of Serbian in English:


Syllabification: Ser·bi·an
Pronunciation: /ˈsərbēən


  • 1The Southern Slavic language of the Serbs, almost identical to Croatian but written in the Cyrillic alphabet. See Serbo-Croat.
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    • Since independence, Croatian and Serbian have been declared separate languages.
    • He reportedly speaks Croatian, Serbian, English, and of course, Russian.
    • The polyglot Pope, at intervals, addressed the crowd in Romanian, Serbian, Croatian, Czech, and Polish.
  • 2 another term for Serb.
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    • The other recognized minorities are Slovaks, Croatians, Serbians, Romanians, Slovenians, Germans, Greeks, Ukrainians and Armenians.
    • There were Croatians, Serbians, many Romanians and other students.
    • In the instability of post-war Europe displaced Serbians made their way to Bradford and West Yorkshire.


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  • Of or relating to Serbia, the Serbs, or their language.
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    • Finally, it has been acknowledged that this problem must be immediately addressed - either weeks of Serbian pleas have finally gotten through, or press coverage is getting more intense.
    • The highway will stretch for 107 km on Serbian territory, starting from Nis, passing by Klisura and through Bela Palanka and reaching the Bulgarian border via Pirot.
    • The third and final day, Sunday, will focus on Serbian films, including the masterpiece ‘No Man's Land,’ as well as Algerian films.

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