Dinaric

[ dih-nar-ik ]
/ dɪˈnær ɪk /
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adjective

of or relating to the Alpine region of the Balkan Peninsula, from Slovenia to N Albania and extending across W Coatia, and most of Bosnia and Herzegovna, and Montenegro.
of, relating to, or characteristic of a Caucasoid subracial type with a long face and round, often flattened head, found chiefly in eastern Europe, especially in former Yugoslavia and Albania: no longer in technical use.
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Examples from the Web for dinaric

  • The southern ranges revert again to the northwest to southeast trend lines characteristic of the Dinaric Alps.

Word Origin and History for dinaric

Dinaric


adj.

from Dinara, ancient name of a mountain in Dalmatia.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper