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Estonian

[ e-stoh-nee-uhn ]
/ ɛˈstoʊ ni ən /
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adjective
of or relating to Estonia or its people.
noun
a member of a Finnish people inhabiting Estonia, Livonia, and other districts of Russia.
the Uralic language of Estonia, very closely related to Finnish.
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Also Es·tho·ni·an [e-stoh-nee-uhn, es-thoh-] /ɛˈstoʊ ni ən, ɛsˈθoʊ-/ .

Origin of Estonian

First recorded in 1785–95; Estoni(a) + -an
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British Dictionary definitions for Estonian

Estonian

Esthonian (ɛˈstəʊnɪən, ɛˈsθəʊ-)

/ (ɛˈstəʊnɪən) /

adjective
of, relating to, or characteristic of Estonia, its people, or their language
noun
the official language of Estonia: belongs to the Finno-Ugric family
a native or inhabitant of Estonia
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