1A native or inhabitant of Croatia, or a person of Croatian descent.‘His passing will be mourned by the Greeks, Croats, Hungarians, Italians and any other ethnic group you can name.’
- ‘The Magyars were more anxious than ever to suppress the national movements of Romanians, Slovaks, Croats, and Serbs.’
- ‘Unlike Serbs, Croats, Slovaks, Czechs, French, Norwegians and so on, Poles were not permitted a collaborator government.’
- ‘The Croats and the Russians didn't sign up in advance for aerotowing, so they will be lucky to be placed at the back of the queue on the first day.’
- ‘They are everything from Koreans to Russians, and from Croats to Bosnians.’
- ‘This then joined the Kingdom of the Serbs, Croats, and Slovenes, later renamed Yugoslavia.’
- ‘Hailing from the Balkans, the so-called powder keg of Europe, Croats are a tall and somewhat western looking people.’
- ‘The Croats speak Croatian, a South Slavic language of the Indo-European family.’
- ‘Under the Hapsburgs, urban Croats spoke German, and Latin was the official language of government.’
- ‘In terms of England's qualification, if they draw, a victory by France over Switzerland, or a draw in that game, would see them finish above the Croats and the Swiss.’
- ‘It did not survive the battles between Serbs and Croats.’
- ‘As a Serb living among Croats and Bosnians he was, more than most, forced to confront his identity and loyalties.’
- ‘The Bulgars and Croats are most into roleplay and dressing up.’
- ‘Such was not the case in the brutal conflict between the Serbs and Croats.’
- ‘Their descendants account for about a third of the present population, the remainder being mainly Serbs and Croats.’
- ‘There was a small Bosnian village where Croats and Serbs fought a war against each other.’
- ‘Dalmatian Croats are fairly dark - skinned but their inland brethren are quite fair.’
- ‘‘We mustn't make the mistake of under-estimating the Croats as we did the Czechs,’ he said.’
- ‘By half way the Croats had eaten at the two second Egyptian lead and continued to surge.’
- ‘For a start, many Croats object to it being restored at all.’
2mass noun The South Slavic language of the Croats; Croatian.
Relating to the Croats or their language; Croatian.
From modern Latin Croatae (plural), from Serbian and Croatian Hrvat.
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