Definition of Catalan

1. Noun. A native or inhabitant of Catalonia.

Generic synonyms: Spaniard



2. Adjective. Relating to or denoting or characteristic of Catalonia or its inhabitants. "Catalan independence movement"
Partainyms: Catalonia
Derivative terms: Catalonia

3. Noun. The Romance language spoken in Catalonia in eastern Spain (related to Spanish and Occitan).
Generic synonyms: Latinian Language, Romance, Romance Language
Geographical relationships: Espana, Kingdom Of Spain, Spain

4. Adjective. Relating to or characteristic of the Catalan language. "Catalan poetry"
Derivative terms: Catalonia

Definition of Catalan

1. a. Of or pertaining to Catalonia.

Definition of Catalan

1. Noun. Person from or inhabitant of Catalonia. ¹

2. Proper noun. The language of Catalonia, an autonomous region in the northeast of Spain. Various dialects are also spoken in the Valencian autonomous region where the language is officially named valencià, the Balearic Islands, Andorra, Roussillon in France and the Sardinian city of Alghero. ISO 639-3 recognizes Valencian as an alternate name for this language. ¹

3. Adjective. Of or pertaining to Catalonia. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Catalan

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Casuaridae
Casuariiformes
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Casuarinaceae
Casuarinales
Casuarius
Catabaptist
Catabaptists
Catacala
Cataflam
Cataian
Cataians
Catalan
Catalan Countries
Catalan number
Catalan numbers
Catalan solid
Catalan solids
Catalanism
Catalanization
Catalanize
Catalanness
Catalano-
Catalanophile
Catalanophiles
Catalanophobia
Catalanophone

Literary usage of Catalan

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Proceedings of the Royal Society of Edinburgh by Royal Society of Edinburgh (1904)
"A Special Circulant considered by catalan ... (n-2)(-2)"-' catalan proceeds in S 18 as follows :— "Soient ..."

2. The Papacy and the Levant, 1204-1571 by Kenneth Meyer Setton (1984)
"Maybe catalan crossbowmen were "the best in the world," but one must remember that ... Muntaner does not mention its use by the catalan Company in 1311. ..."

3. The Rise of the Spanish Empire in the Old World and in the New by Roger Bigelow Merriman (1918)
"CHAPTER VIII THE catalan GRAND COMPANY BEFORE proceeding further with our ... The history of the catalan Grand Company and of the duchy of Athens under its ..."

4. History of California by Hubert Howe Bancroft (1886)
"... fifty privates, and from two to twenty-four pensioners. After 1796 there were also stationed here seven artillerymen and twenty catalan volunteers of ..."

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