Sentence Examples


  • The band initially had two other members - Hillel Slovak and John Irons - but Slovak fell victim to a heroin overdose in 1988, and Irons left the band in the fallout after the death.
  • Owing to the counter-reformation the German element was driven out during the 18th century, and its place taken by the actual Slovak population.
  • Meanwhile the Roman congress was deliberately imitated by an imposing congress at Prague (May 16), at which Czech, Polish, Italian, Rumanian, Slovak and Yugoslav delegates attended.
  • Even after the conquest of Slovakia by the Hungarians, which resulted in Slovak territory being separated from Czech territory till they were reunited in 1918, an intellectual connexion between the two branches of the one family was always maintained, and some of the foremost names in Czech literature are those of writers who were Slovaks by birth.
  • It is not without interest to note that the three principal leaders of the movement for independence were a Moravian of Slovak descent (i?'Iasaryk), a Slovak (Gen.