Old Church Slavic
noun Date: circa 1929 the Slavic language used in the liturgical and Biblical translations of Cyril and Methodius as attested in manuscripts of the 10th and 11th centuries — called also Old Church Slavonic — see Indo-European languages table

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Old Church Slavonic — the oldest attested Slavic language, an ecclesiastical language written first by Cyril and Methodius in a Bible translation of the 9th century and continued in use for about two centuries. It represents the South Slavic, Bulgarian dialect of 9th… …   Universalium

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  • Old Church Slavonic — noun The first literary and liturgical Slavic language. Syn: Old Bulgarian, Old Church Slavic, Old Macedonian, Old Slavic, Old Slavonic …   Wiktionary

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