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Serb a native or inhabitant of Serbia, or a descendant thereof; Serbian. [2 definitions]
Serbia a former kingdom, now a constituent republic in eastern Yugoslavia.
Serbian of or pertaining to Serbia or its people, culture, language, or the like. [3 definitions]
Serbo-Croatian the main Slavic language in Serbia and Croatia, usu. written in the Cyrillic alphabet in Serbia and in the Roman alphabet in Croatia. [2 definitions]
sere1 dried up or withered.
sere2 the full series of stages of ecological progression on a type or piece of land.
serenade a song or tune, or several such, usu. performed out of doors in tribute to a lover or guests. [4 definitions]
Serena Williams U.S. professional tennis player, who in 1999 became the first African American woman since Althea Gibson to win a Grand Slam tournament (b.1981).
serendipitous having happened or having been discovered purely by happy accident.
serendipity lucky coincidence or accidental discovery of something pleasant or valuable. [2 definitions]
serene free from trouble or disturbance; unruffled; tranquil. [3 definitions]
serenity the condition or quality of being untroubled, peaceful, or tranquil.
serf in feudal societies, a person who is held in servitude on a lord's land and who may be sold or otherwise transferred with the land. [2 definitions]
serge a sturdy suiting material with a diagonal weave.
sergeant in the U.S. Army, Marine Corps, or Air Force, any of several ranks of noncommissioned officers above the rank of corporal or airman first class. [4 definitions]
sergeant at arms an officer whose primary duty is to keep order in a legislature, court, social club, or the like.
sergeant first class in the U.S. Army, a noncommissioned officer who ranks above a staff sergeant and below a master sergeant.
sergeant major in the U.S. Army and Marine Corps, a noncommissioned officer of the highest rank. [3 definitions]
serial a work published, produced, or broadcast in regular installments. [4 definitions]
serialize to write, put, or publish (a story or the like) in serial form. [2 definitions]
serial number a number that is one of a series and is assigned to someone or something for identification, as to a soldier, automobile, or piece of paper currency.