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Pom·er·a·ni·an

 (pŏm′ə-rā′nē-ən, -rān′yən)
adj.
Of or relating to Pomerania or its people.
n.
1. A native or inhabitant of Pomerania.
2. A dog of a small breed developed in Pomerania and England, having a foxlike face, a thick fluffy coat, and a plumed tail that curls over the back.

Pomeranian

(ˌpɒməˈreɪnɪən)
adj
(Peoples) of or relating to Pomerania or its inhabitants
n
1. (Peoples) a native or inhabitant of Pomerania, esp a German
2. (Breeds) a breed of toy dog of the spitz type with a long thick straight coat

Pom•er•a•ni•an

(ˌpɒm əˈreɪ ni ən, -ˈreɪn yən)

adj.
1. of or pertaining to Pomerania or its inhabitants.
n.
2. one of a breed of small dogs having long, straight hair, erect ears, and a tail carried over the back.
3. a native or inhabitant of Pomerania.
[1750–60]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Pomeranian - breed of very small compact long-haired dogs of the spitz typePomeranian - breed of very small compact long-haired dogs of the spitz type
spitz - any of various stocky heavy-coated breeds of dogs native to northern regions having pointed muzzles and erect ears with a curled furry tail
Translations
poméranien

Pomeranian

[ˌpɒməˈreɪnɪən] N (= dog) → pomeranio m

Pomeranian

adjpommer(i)sch
n
Pommer(in) m(f)
(= dog)Spitz m
References in classic literature ?
Two toy Pomeranians were half hidden in the great rug.
A respectable lady, built on the lines of a Pomeranian grenadier, burst into the dressing-room and dropped groaning into a vacant arm-chair.
Wouldn't such girls be glad to marry a Pomeranian count?
It was kept by a Pomeranian, and the waiters, without exception, were from the Fatherland.
Murgatroyd looked indeed as if the life had been crushed out of her; she knelt on a chair, gazing piteously from behind the body of a Pomeranian dog which she clasped to her cheek, as if for protection.
She spoke of the scenery, quiet, yet august; of the snow-clad fields, with their scampering herds of deer; of the river and its quaint entrance into the Baltic Sea; of the Oderberge, only three hundred feet high, from which one slid all too quickly back into the Pomeranian plains, and yet these Oderberge were real mountains, with pine-forests, streams, and views complete.
She wore a large picture hat and carried a little Pomeranian dog under her arm.
Her little Pomeranian rubbed against her feet in vain.
Tied with # 6 *** Tied with # 6 Local Statistical Snapshot -- While Labrador Retrievers maintained top dog status in Honolulu and the nation in 2006, Pomeranians gave them a run for his money with a dramatic jump into the number two slot from 9th place last year.