[ pom-uh-rey-nee-uh n, -reyn-yuh n ]
/ ˌpɒm əˈreɪ ni ən, -ˈreɪn yən /


of, relating to, or characteristic of Pomerania.


one of a breed of small dogs having long, straight hair, erect ears, and a tail carried over the back.
a native or inhabitant of Pomerania.

Origin of Pomeranian

First recorded in 1750–60; Pomerani(a) + -an
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British Dictionary definitions for pomeranian

/ (ˌpɒməˈreɪnɪən) /


of or relating to Pomerania or its inhabitants


a native or inhabitant of Pomerania, esp a German
a breed of toy dog of the spitz type with a long thick straight coat
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