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Serb
American English: /sərb/
British English: /səːb/

adjective, noun

  • Serbian
    Example sentences
    • Ethnically motivated violence has meant scores of Croatian Serbs seeking asylum elsewhere in Europe.
    • At the height of his power, Greeks, Bulgarians, Serbs and Albanians swore allegiance to him.
    • I am a Serb, but my nationality was never more important than my personality.
    Example sentences
    • A further crisis in Kosovo was again characterized by brinkmanship until mainly US bombers were set loose to attack Serb troops occupying the territory and to destroy infrastructure within Serbia.
    • In 1992, as the former Yugoslavia sank into civil war, the city of Sarajevo, Bosnia, was surrounded by Bosnian Serb fighters, supported by Serbia.
    • But this would be met with demands for Kosovo's Serb minority population to be included in a redefined Serbia.

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