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Bulgarian

[ buhl-gair-ee-uhn, bool- ]
/ bʌlˈgɛər i ən, bʊl- /
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noun
Also Bul·gar [buhl-ger, bool-gahr] /ˈbʌl gər, ˈbʊl gɑr/ . a native or inhabitant of Bulgaria.
a Slavic language, the language of Bulgaria. Abbreviations: Bulg., Bulg
adjective
of or relating to Bulgaria, its people, or their language.
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Origin of Bulgarian

First recorded in 1545–55; Bulgari(a) + -an

OTHER WORDS FROM Bulgarian

an·ti-Bul·gar·i·an, adjective, nounpro-Bul·gar·i·an, adjective, nounpseu·do-Bul·gar·i·an, adjective, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for Bulgarian

Bulgarian
/ (bʌlˈɡɛərɪən, bʊl-) /

adjective
of, relating to, or characteristic of Bulgaria, its people, or their language
noun
the official language of Bulgaria, belonging to the S Slavonic branch of the Indo-European family
a native, inhabitant, or citizen of Bulgaria
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