a language used in ancient times along the northwest coast of the Ligurian Sea, widely believed to belong to the Indo-European language family.
Also called Gen·o·ese [jen-oh-eez, -ees] /ˌdʒɛn oʊˈiz, -ˈis/ . a Romance language of northern Italy, spoken primarily in Liguria but unrelated to ancient Ligurian.
of or relating to Liguria or its inhabitants.
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How to use Ligurian in a sentence
Savona, Oneglia and Genoa itself all have memories of the family, so the discoverer was of Ligurian parentage without doubt.
It is the typical Ligurian coast villa, one of a species which has set the copy for many other seacoast villas and grounds.
The Corsair Dragutte, a buccaneer of romantic days, came along and plundered these Ligurian towns as often as he felt like it.
Another quality in which the Ligurian bee exceeds the English variety is in its peacefulness of disposition.
Ligurian bees begin work earlier in the morning and leave off later than the common bees.
British Dictionary definitions for Ligurian
of or relating to Liguria, a region of NW Italy, or its inhabitants
a native or inhabitant of Liguria
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