variants: or less commonly Svane \ ˈsfän , ˈsvän \ or Swan \ ˈswän \
plural Svan or Svans

Definition of Svan

1 : one of the Kartvelian or Georgian peoples of the Caucasus dwelling on the upper course of the Ingur river
2 : a member of one of the Svan peoples

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Russian Svan, Svanets

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“Svan.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Jul. 2020.

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