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Slavonic:

see Slavic languagesSlavic languages,
also called Slavonic languages, a subfamily of the Indo-European family of languages. Because the Slavic group of languages seems to be closer to the Baltic group than to any other, some scholars combine the two in a Balto-Slavic subfamily of the Indo-European
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Slavonic

(esp US), Slavic
1. a branch of the Indo-European family of languages, usually divided into three subbranches: South Slavonic (including Old Church Slavonic, Serbo-Croat, Bulgarian, etc.), East Slavonic (including Ukrainian, Russian, etc.), and West Slavonic (including Polish, Czech, Slovak, etc.)
2. the unrecorded ancient language from which all of these languages developed
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