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Galician

[ guh-lish-ee-uhn, -lish-uhn ]

adjective

  1. of or relating to Galicia in NW Spain, its people, or their language.
  2. of or relating to Galicia in E central Europe or its people.


noun

  1. a native or inhabitant of Galicia in Spain.
  2. the language of Spanish Galicia, often considered a dialect of Portuguese.
  3. a native or inhabitant of Galicia in E central Europe.
  4. a Jew from Polish Galicia, especially one speaking a Galician dialect of Yiddish.

Galician

/ ɡəˈlɪʃɪən; -ʃən /

adjective

  1. of or relating to Galicia in E central Europe
  2. of or relating to Galicia in NW Spain


noun

  1. a native or inhabitant of either Galicia
  2. the Romance language or dialect of Spanish Galicia, sometimes regarded as a dialect of Spanish, although historically it is more closely related to Portuguese

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Example Sentences

Rarely does one get to read a story originally written in Serbian, much less Rhaeto-Romanic or Galician.

He wore the cuirass and helmet made of gold from the rivers which the Galician tribes had brought him as a present.

Over the wall a long row of interested Galician peasants and soldiers passing in carts or on horseback.

From most of the Galician towns and villages the Jews had been expelled—here they only, apparently, had been left.

This he felt, and he was sufficiently just to award the palm to his Galician fellow-artist.

They were the founders of a new school, which may be called the Galician.

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