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Serb

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Pronunciation: /səːb
 
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Definition of Serb in English:

noun

A native or inhabitant of Serbia, or a person of Serbian descent.
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.

adjective

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Relating to Serbia, the Serbs, or their language.
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.

Origin

Serbian Srb.

Words that rhyme with Serb

acerb, blurb, curb, disturb, herb, kerb, perturb, superb, verb

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