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Croatian

[ kroh-ey-shuhn, -shee-uhn ]
/ kroʊˈeɪ ʃən, -ʃi ən /
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adjective

of or relating to Croatia, its people, or their language.

noun

a Croat.
Serbo-Croatian as spoken and written in Croatia, differing from Serbian chiefly in its use of the Latin alphabet.

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Origin of Croatian

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

Words nearby Croatian

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British Dictionary definitions for Croatian

Croatian
/ (krəʊˈeɪʃən) /

adjective

of, relating to, or characteristic of Croatia, its people, or their language

noun

the language that is spoken in Croatia, formerly regarded as a dialect of Serbo-Croat (Croato-Serb)
  1. a native or inhabitant of Croatia
  2. a speaker of Croatian

usage for Croatian

See at Bosnian
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