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Slaka is a locality situated in Linköping Municipality, Östergötland County, Sweden with 592 inhabitants in 2010.


Slaka is the imaginary East European COMECON country featured in two books of the English novelist Malcolm Bradbury, Rates of Exchange and Why Come to Slaka?. It is described by its leader Comrade-General I. Vulcani as "a nation proud of its socialistik emulations." The first novel relates the misadventures of a visiting British academic, the second is a pastiche guide book to the country. Slaka is also the name of the country's capital; another of the country's major towns is Glit. The country's language is known as Slakan.

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Google previewThe Desperado Age

modern Slaka is a young nation proudly on the march, its eyes firmly fixed not on the day after yesterday but the day before tomorrow!!!' Creating a space that is a ...

Google previewBiographiskt lexicon öfver namnkunnige Svenska män. (Supplement. Strödda Biographier ... Adler Salvius.). (1857)

by Johan Baron ADLER SALVIUS

” Han lade grundvalen till Sophia Albertinas kyrka 1 Slaka pastel-at, stiftade ett sockenmagasin, fyllde Lectorns och ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Perthensis; or, Universal dictionary of Knowledge (1806)

by Encyclopaedia Perthensis

Hil- labces, Killecgko, Oakchoys, Slaka»ulgas, and Wacacoys. Oil the waters of the Tallapoosee, from the. head of the river downward, the following, viz. Tuckabatchee, Tehalsa, Totacaga, New York, Chala-acpanley, Luguspogus, Oakfuskee, ...

Google previewA new universal etymological technological, and pronouncing dictionary of the English language (1859)

by John Craig (F.G.S.)

(slaka, Icel. slacka, Swed.) To quench ; to extinguish; to slack or loosen, as slaked lime, which is sometimes written slacked lime — quenched time, a probably the proper signification; — v. n. to grow less tense (a mistake for ...

Google previewWebster's Practical Dictionary (1910)

A Practical Dictionary of the English Language Giving the Correct Spelling, Pronunciation and Definitions of Words Based on the Unabridged Dictionary of Noah Webster ... by Noah Webster, Noah Porter

Slaka, silk, t*. t. [slaked (slakt), ftLAKiNG.] To quench, extinguish, cool; to mix with water, so that a true chemical combination shall change ...

Google previewWebster's Collegiate Dictionary (1896)

A Dictionary of the English Language : Giving the Derivations, Pronunciations, Definitions and Synonyms of a Large Vocabulary of the Words Occurring in Literature, Art, Science, and the Common Speech by Noah Webster

slaka.~\ 1. To move unsteadily, or to one side and the other, as if about to fall, in standing or walking ; to reel or totter. 2. To cease to stand firm ; to begin to give way. 3. To begin to doubt and waver in purpose ; to ...

Google previewUniversal Dictionary of the English Language (1900)

A New and Original Work Presenting for Convenient Reference the Orthography, Pronuciation, Meaning, Use, Origin and Development of Every Word in the English Language... by Charles Morris

slaka (1). v.; Jam] Incepable of being siaked; inextlugulshable, unquenchxble. lint-In, s. [Sun (l), v.] ...

Google previewMedical Lexicon (1853)

A Dictionary of Medical Science : Containing a Concise Explanation of the Various Subjects and Terms of Physiology, Pathology, Hygiene, Therapeutics, Pharmacology, Obstetrics, Medical Jurisprudence ... by Robley Dunglison

The water is employed to slaka the lime ; this is mixed with the muriate of ammonia and put into a glass retort in a sand-bath. Heat is applied so as to drive off the ammonia, which is made to pass into a quart bottle containing the distilled water.

Google previewAn Etymological Dictionary of the English Language (1898)

by Walter William Skeat

base SLAKA, slack ; Fick, iii. 358. This answers to an Aryan base SLAG, SARG, which appears to be represented by Skt. sry, to let flow, let loose, connected with sri, to flow, from .y'SAK, to flow; see further under Blag. It seems ...

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