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English

Etymology

From a Slavonic language, probably [[w:Template:lang:ru language|Template:lang:ru]][[Category:Template:lang:ru derivations]] область (óblast’), region, province), itself from Proto-Slavic *obolstь, from earlier *obvolstь, a compound of *o(b)- (over) + *volstь (rule, power, authority), thus originally probably meaning "a region ruled over".

Noun

Singular
oblast

Plural
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oblast ({{{1}}})
  1. A region or province.

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Bosnian

Etymology

From Proto-Slavic *obolstь.

Noun

oblast f. sg. (pl.: oblasti)

  1. area
  2. zone
  3. province

Croatian

Etymology

From Proto-Slavic *obolstь.

Noun

oblast f. sg.

  1. district, region
  2. area, zone
  3. province

Czech

Etymology

From Proto-Slavic *obolstь.

Noun

oblast f.

  1. area (particular geographic region)

Derived terms


Serbian

Etymology

From Proto-Slavic *obolstь.

Noun

oblast f. sg. (pl.: oblasti)

  1. area
  2. zone
  3. province

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