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English definition of “Slav”


noun [C] uk   /slɑːv/ us  
a member of any of the Eastern European races of people who speak Slavic languagesPeople of specific racial or ethnic background
adjective uk   (also Slavic) us  
(Definition of Slav from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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