[sahr-din-ee-uh n, -din-yuh n]
  1. a native or inhabitant of Sardinia.
  2. a Romance language spoken on Sardinia.

Origin of Sardinian

First recorded in 1590–1600; Sardini(a) + -an Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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  1. of or relating to Sardinia, its inhabitants, or their language
  1. a native or inhabitant of Sardinia
  2. the spoken language of Sardinia, sometimes regarded as a dialect of Italian but containing many loan words from Spanish
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