Definitions of serb

  1. a member of a Slavic people who settled in Serbia and neighboring areas in the 6th and 7th centuries
  2. A Slavic inhabitant of Serbia ( Servia) or of the adjoining Slavonic territories, as Montenegro, Bosnia, Croatia, etc.; the language of Serbia and the adjoining Slavonic territories. Also, Serbian, Servian.

Usage examples for serb

  1. What will Kosnovia say, when it is in every man's mind that you should marry a Serb? – A Son of the Immortals by Louis Tracy
  2. She denied that the Russians had any right to intervene so long as she did not annex Serb land. – The Development of the European Nations, 1870-1914 (5th ed.) by John Holland Rose
  3. The Saints divide the treasures of, 195- 197 Serb- s. – Hero Tales and Legends of the Serbians by Woislav M. Petrovitch
  4. The talk of marriage must be dropped, and revived only when a Serb is the prospective bride. – A Son of the Immortals by Louis Tracy
  5. Artillery, and some bravely- clad horse of the Eastern frontier, possibly Serb, wound up the procession. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  6. Austria- Control of Balkan Seaports- England's Commercial Supremacy Challenged by Germany- Assassination of Archduke Francis Ferdinand of Austria by a Serb. – America's War for Humanity by Thomas Herbert Russell
  7. Enough, however, of Serb nationality remained to kindle at the summons of 1848, and to resent with a sudden fierceness the determination of the Magyar rulers at Pesth that the Magyar language, as the language of State, should thenceforward bind together all the races of Hungary in the enjoyment of a common national life. – History of Modern Europe 1792-1878 by C. A. Fyffe
  8. The gallant old Serb meant well, for he was a patriot to the core; but his impulsive action grated. – A Son of the Immortals by Louis Tracy
  9. Again, the King of Kosnovia must marry a Serb. – A Son of the Immortals by Louis Tracy
  10. The twenty- nine despatches published in her White Book are a mere fragment of her immense diplomatic correspondence which she has found it desirable to keep secret, and, as we have seen, her officials suppressed the Tsar's second telegram of July 29 urging that the Austro- Serb dispute be referred to the Hague Tribunal. – The Development of the European Nations, 1870-1914 (5th ed.) by John Holland Rose
  11. Nothing could have been fairer than these conditions, and this was very shortly recognized when it became known that Latour and the Court were employing all their energies for long after this date in stirring up the Serb rebellion. – Memoir and Letters of Francis W. Newman by Giberne Sieveking
  12. There were, in addition, two independent Serb states, Serbia and Montenegro. – The Russian Revolution; The Jugo-Slav Movement by Alexander Petrunkevitch, Samuel Northrup Harper, Frank Alfred Golder, Robert Joseph Kerner
  13. The Chancellor then also expressed to our Ambassador, Sir Edward Goschen, the belief that Russia had no right to intervene in the Austro- Serb affair. – The Development of the European Nations, 1870-1914 (5th ed.) by John Holland Rose
  14. There was never any sympathy between Serb and Magyar, and save under the direct pressure of fear of a Moslem invasion they would not act together. – The Byzantine Empire by Charles William Chadwick Oman
  15. " Then you must have picked up some Serb or Italian," I hazarded. – The New Frontiers of Freedom from the Alps to the Ægean by Edward Alexander Powell
  16. The Serb and Wallach insurrection assumed every day larger proportions, while the Croats, under the leadership of Jellachich, entered Hungarian territory with the fixed determination of depriving the nation of her constitutional liberties. – The Great Events by Famous Historians, Vol. 17 by Charles Francis Horne