Place Name SLOVENIA

TYPE: Country
USAGE: English
PRONOUNCED: slo-VEE-nee-ə   [details]

Meaning & History

From Slovene, the language of the Slovenes, derived from the medieval Slavic tribal name slovene meaning "Slavs". This is the name of a country in central Europe.
VARIANT: Slovakia
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Slovensko (Czech), Slovaquie (French), Slowakei (German), Slovensko (Slovak), Slovenija (Slovene), Eslovaquia (Spanish)