from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Prince: a Slavic title of nobility equivalent to prince or duke, and sometimes implying sovereignty.


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  • Occupying themselves with agriculture and the rearing of cattle, it was not until they came into contact, that is to say hostile contact, with their more organized neighbours that they were compelled to join together under the authority of a prince, a _knez_.

    The Birth of Yugoslavia, Volume 1 Henry Baerlein 1917

  • November of the same year a _skup [) s] tina_, or national assembly, was held at Belgrade, and Milo [) s] Obrenovi [ 'c], whose position was already thoroughly assured, was elected hereditary prince (_knez_) of the country.

    The Balkans A History of Bulgaria—Serbia—Greece—Rumania—Turkey Nevill Forbes 1906


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