The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.
an ethnological group of Moravian Czechs that was formed in the Middle Ages and retained several distinctive dialectal and ethnological features. The Hanaks live in the Haná River valley, whence their name was derived.
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