- a Rhaeto-Romanic dialect spoken by about half a million people of the plains of extreme NE Italy.
Origin of Friulian
1875–80; Friuli region of Italy + -an
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I had made myself an adept in this game at our Friulian country-seat.
October was nearly over, and the cold in that Friulian climate was very sensible.
To Italy belongs, further, the whole eastern section of the zone composed of the Friulian territories.
- of or relating to Friuli, its inhabitants, or their language
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