Definition of Galician

1. Noun. A language spoken in Galicia in northwestern Spain; it is between Portuguese and Spanish but closer to Portuguese; sometimes considered a Portuguese or Spanish dialect.

Generic synonyms: Latinian Language, Romance, Romance Language
Geographical relationships: Espana, Kingdom Of Spain, Spain



Definition of Galician

1. a. Of or pertaining to Galicia, in Spain, or to Galicia, the kingdom of Austrian Poland.

Definition of Galician

1. Adjective. Of or pertaining to the region of Galicia in Iberia. ¹

2. Adjective. Of or pertaining to the people of Galicia (in Iberia) or their culture. ¹

3. Adjective. Of or pertaining to the Galician language. ¹

4. Noun. A native or inhabitant of Galicia, a region of the northwestern Iberian peninsula. ¹

5. Proper noun. The language of Galicia; a Romance language spoken in the northwestern corner of the Iberian peninsula. ¹

6. Adjective. Of or pertaining to the historical region of Galicia in Central Europe. ¹

7. Noun. An inhabitant of Galicia, a region in Poland and Ukraine. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Galician

Galenic
Galenical
Galenically
Galenicals
Galenism
Galenist
Galenists
Galeocerdo
Galeocerdo cuvieri
Galeopsis
Galeopsis tetrahit
Galeorhinus
Galeorhinus zyopterus
Galeras
Galicia
Galician
Galician-Asturian
Galician-Portuguese
Galicians
Galictis vittatus
Galiella rufa
Galilaean
Galilean
Galilean moon
Galilean moons
Galilean satellite
Galilean satellites
Galilean telescope
Galileans
Galilee

Literary usage of Galician

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

1. History of Spanish and Portuguese Literature by Friedrich Bouterwek (1823)
"INTIMATE CONNECTION OF THE PORTUGUESE AND galician POETRY—THE galician POET MACIAS. In Portugal as in Spain the fifteenth century was the period during ..."

2. The Cambridge Modern History by John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton Acton, Ernest Alfred Benians, George Walter Prothero, Sir Adolphus William Ward (1907)
"By an Imperial Patent of Francis I (April 13, 1817) a galician Diet of Estates was formed, which was intended to satisfy the obligations imposed by the ..."

3. Topography and Strategy in the War by Douglas Wilson Johnson (1917)
"CHAPTER VII EARLY galician CAMPAIGNS IN the galician field of operations the initiative was first The taken by the Austrians, who launched an offensive ..."

4. Topography and Strategy in the War by Douglas Wilson Johnson (1917)
"CHAPTER VII EARLY galician CAMPAIGNS IN the galician field of operations the initiative was first The taken by the Austrians, who launched an offensive ..."

5. Petroleum: A Treatise on the Geographical Distribution and Geological by Sir Boverton Redwood (1896)
"The principal seat of the galician ozokerite industry is at Boryslaw, a town, or large village, of 14500 inhabitants, ..."

6. Catalogue of Scientific Serials of All Countries: Including the Transactions ...by Samuel Hubbard Scudder by Samuel Hubbard Scudder (1879)
"... remarks on active researches . . . together witH materiau of galician physiography]. 1866-70 (1867-71). 6 v. 8°. 3446. Krakow. ..."

7. The Story of the Great War by Francis Joseph Reynolds, Allen Leon Churchill, Leonard Wood, Francis Trevelyan Miller, Austin Melvin Knight, Frederick Palmer, Frank Herbert Simonds, Arthur Brown Ruhl (1916)
"THE galician CAMPAIGN Once more the Russian advance in Galicia was resumed. ... In March and April the galician campaign reached its climax in the bloody ..."

8. The Story of the Great War by Francis Joseph Reynolds, Allen Leon Churchill, Leonard Wood, Francis Trevelyan Miller, Austin Melvin Knight, Frederick Palmer, Frank Herbert Simonds, Arthur Brown Ruhl (1916)
"THE galician CAMPAIGN Once more the Russian advance in Galicia was resumed. ... In March and April the galician campaign reached its climax in the bloody ..."

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