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Ga·li·cian 1

 (gə-lĭsh′ən)
n.
A native or inhabitant of Polish Galicia.

Ga·li′cian adj.

Ga·li·cian 2

 (gə-lĭsh′ən)
n.
1. A native or inhabitant of Spanish Galicia.
2. The Romance language spoken in Spanish Galicia.

Ga·li′cian adj.

Galician

(ɡəˈlɪʃɪən; -ʃən)
adj
1. (Placename) of or relating to Galicia in E central Europe
2. (Placename) of or relating to Galicia in NW Spain
n
3. (Peoples) a native or inhabitant of either Galicia
4. (Languages) the Romance language or dialect of Spanish Galicia, sometimes regarded as a dialect of Spanish, although historically it is more closely related to Portuguese

Ga•li•ci•an

(gəˈlɪʃ ən, -ˈlɪʃ i ən)

n.
1. a native or inhabitant of Galicia in Spain or E Europe.
adj.
2. of or pertaining to Galicia or its inhabitants.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Galician - 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
Latinian language, Romance language, Romance - the group of languages derived from Latin
Espana, Kingdom of Spain, Spain - a parliamentary monarchy in southwestern Europe on the Iberian Peninsula; a former colonial power
Translations
gallego
galizianogallego
ガリシア語
Galicisch
galiciskgalisisk
GalicjaninGalicjankagalicyjski
galiciangalicianălimba galiciană

Galician

[gəˈlɪʃɪən]
A. ADJgallego
B. N
1. (= person) → gallego/a m/f
2. (Ling) → gallego m

Galician

adj
(in Eastern Europe) → galizisch
(in Spain) → galicisch
n
(in Eastern Europe) → Galizier(in) m(f)
(in Spain) → Galicier(in) m(f)
References in classic literature ?
Chance, however, and the devil, who is not always asleep, so ordained it that feeding in this valley there was a drove of Galician ponies belonging to certain Yanguesan carriers, whose way it is to take their midday rest with their teams in places and spots where grass and water abound; and that where Don Quixote chanced to be suited the Yanguesans' purpose very well.
Tunisian Lassad starred for Deportivo La Coruna in the Spanish second tier last season and his goals helped fire the Galicians to La Liga.
Those who seek the construction of a politically autonomous community, for example, could and can propose and try to encourage Galician literature to be written in Galician or also written in Castilian or they might even renounce Galician and determine, at least provisionally, that Galician literature is defined by dealing with Galician topics or using Galician, or simply because it is written by Galicians.
The Galicians were thumped 6-1 at Real Madrid in their last away match and they are the lowest scorers in the division.
And the Irish connection is not imagined as Galicians take pride in close links with their northern cousins and Celtic heritage.
Goals from Ze Castro and Joan Verdu put the Galicians firmly in control, but a Javi Martinez header midway through the second half gave the visitors hope until Andres Guardado's injury-time goal.
Galicians' wild reputation has long appealed to Allyson Poska, whose first book describes how religious reforms eagerly promoted by the monarchy and the Catholic Church in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries failed in remote Galician villages and in the face of stubborn customs.
In Spain, from where I've just returned, the Catalans, Basques and Galicians are irrepressibly moving toward greater autonomy from Madrid.
The Galicians [Ukrainians] have tireless energy, marvellous adaptability, and most amazing thrift.
Happily, that should reduce its appeal to bus tours, and leave it for Galicians, and solitary visitors, who may acquire virtue by walking here.
In an extremely tight Group A, if the Galicians lose in their own Estadio Riazor tonight then they can virtually kiss goodbye to progressing to the next stage.
His is a thesis that coastal peoples Celts, Bretons, and Galicians, to name a few from Iceland to Gibraltar had more in common with one another than they did with their inland kin.