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The principle or advocacy of the union of all Slavs or all Slavic peoples in one political organization.
- ‘Panslavism represented an attempt to bring closer together the people and empire in Russia through an aggressive, nationally oriented, semi-democratic foreign policy in the image of German unification.’
- ‘Magyar-Slovak relations were relatively smooth until the upsurge of nationalism and, more importantly, Panslavism, in the 19th century.’
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