Croat

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  • noun

Synonyms for Croat

a member of the Slavic people living in Croatia

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Djokic demonstrates that not all Serbs were of the same position concerning state centralism, and that more than a handful of Croats believed in one Yugoslav nation without accepting centralism as a logical consequence.
of Melbourne, Australia) presents an ethnographic study of relations between Croat immigrants and Maoris in the gumfields of northern colonial New Zealand He first explores processes of identity formation within the context of the interplay of power relations in colonial New Zealand and then examines the role of collective and individual memory in producing identity among the Maori and the Croats and their descendents.
The following year, in a referendum, Bosnia-Herzegovina - with its mixed population of Bosnian Muslims, Serbs and Croats - opted for independence.
Occasionally the Croats made a mistake and let England have the ball but they were so surprised to be in possession that they did not know what to do with it.
In the Green Howards' area Bosniacs predominate in two out of three cantons and Croats in the third.
As long as pirated DVDs of Fists of Fury do a brisk trade in Balkan bazaars, there will be teenage Croats more awed by athletic side-kicks than automatic sidearms.
Dayton peace accord signed in Paris creating two entities of roughly equal size: one for Bosnian Muslims and Croats, the other for Serbs.
Bosniaks, Croats and Serbs were all represented in the student body.
A volley war involving all four players broke out during the second-set tiebreaker, but the Croats staved off the American effort.
A grand and sometimes cheerfully kitsch ceremony combined children's choirs, Beethoven's Ode to Joy (Bosnia is desperate to join the EC), Orff's Carmina Burana, a plangent marching Turkish brass band, brave divers, (1) rhythmic dancers, slightly torpid, whirling dervishes, and the biggest bangs and flashes since the end of the civil war between Croats (Catholics) and Muslims in 1994.
The French Emperor, pictured below, said of the country's cavalry: "The Croats are the best soldiers in the world.
Trailing 1-0 at half-time to an Igor Tudor own goal, the Croats steamrollered European champions France in the first minutes of the second period to take a 2-1 lead with a Milan Rapaic penalty and a Dado Prso goal.
who said his team had been given a lesson in humility by the Croats, was disappointed to miss out on qualification with a match to spare.
Whether it be Serbians against Croats, or Croats against Muslims, etc.