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Cat·a·lan

 (kăt′l-ăn′, -ən, kăt′l-ăn′)
adj.
Of or relating to Catalonia or its people, language, or culture.
n.
1.
a. A native or inhabitant of Catalonia.
b. A person of Catalan ancestry.
2. The Romance language spoken especially in Catalonia, the Balearic Islands, Andorra, and the Roussillon region of France.

[Middle English Catalane, possibly from Catalan catalana, from Catalunya, Catalonia.]

Catalan

(ˈkætəˌlæn; -lən)
n
1. (Languages) a language of Catalonia, quite closely related to Spanish and Provençal, belonging to the Romance group of the Indo-European family
2. (Peoples) a native or inhabitant of Catalonia
adj
3. (Placename) denoting, relating to, or characteristic of Catalonia, its inhabitants, or their language
4. (Peoples) denoting, relating to, or characteristic of Catalonia, its inhabitants, or their language
5. (Languages) denoting, relating to, or characteristic of Catalonia, its inhabitants, or their language

Cat•a•lan

(ˈkæt lˌæn, -ən, ˌkæt lˈæn)
n.
1. a native or inhabitant of Catalonia.
2. a Romance language of Catalonia, Valencia, the Balearic Islands, and Roussillon in SE France.
adj.
3. of or pertaining to Catalonia, its inhabitants, or the language Catalan.
[1375–1425; < Sp]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Catalan - a native or inhabitant of Catalonia
Spaniard - a native or inhabitant of Spain
2.Catalan - the Romance language spoken in Catalonia in eastern Spain (related to Spanish and Occitan)
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
Adj.1.Catalan - relating to or denoting or characteristic of Catalonia or its inhabitants; "Catalan independence movement"
2.Catalan - relating to or characteristic of the Catalan language; "Catalan poetry"
Translations
catalàcatalana
katalánsky
kataluna
katalaani
katalaanikatalonialainen
katalonski
katalán
katalan
katalónska
catalana
katalonų
Catalaans
katalansk
katalońskakatalońskikatalońskie
catalancatalanăcatalanecatalanilimba catalană
katalonščina
katalonski
katalankatalanskkatalanska
Katalanca

Catalan

[ˈkætəlæn]
A. ADJcatalán
B. N
1. (= person) → catalán/ana m/f
2. (Ling) → catalán m

Catalan

[ˈkætəlæn]
adjcatalan(e)
n
(= person) → Catalan(e) m/f
(= language) → catalan m

Catalan

[ˈkætəˌlæn]
1. adjcatalano/a
2. n (person) → catalano/a; (language) → catalano
References in classic literature ?
And now day dawned; and if the dead freebooters had scared them, their hearts were no less troubled by upwards of forty living ones, who all of a sudden surrounded them, and in the Catalan tongue bade them stand and wait until their captain came up.
One of the squires observed in his mixture of Gascon and Catalan, "This captain of ours would make a better friar than highwayman; if he wants to be so generous another time, let it be with his own property and not ours."
"True, Dantes, I forgot that there was at the Catalans some one who expects you no less impatiently than your father -- the lovely Mercedes."
The interesting thing is that the article talks about the Catalan political crisis, though not from this past year 2018; it is rather from a hundred years ago, in 1918.
Opportunities keep knocking on Rene Catalan's door.
Gavin Newlands, SNP MP for Paisley and Renfrewshire North, has thrown his support behind a democratic process to bring an end to the Catalan crisis.
(TAP) - Tens of thousands of people waving Spain's red-and-yellow flag demonstrated in Madrid on Sunday to oppose any concessions by the government to Catalan pro-independence parties and to call for early elections.
The Socialist government's proposal last Tuesday to appoint a rapporteur in talks among political parties to address the Catalan independence crisis galvanized the opposition, which has deemed it a betrayal and a surrender to pressure from Catalan separatists.
"The government is giving many things to supporters of Catalan independence and is going to break Spain apart," said Raquel GarcE[degrees]a, 76, who was carrying a Spanish flag.
Robin Catalan drew first blood for the Philippines at ONE: Eternal Glory, winning via unanimous decision over Stefer Rahardian of Indonesia at the Syena Martial Arts Center in Jakarta, Indonesia on Saturday.
"Barcelona have been very impressed with the way we are proud to be Catalan, and to be invited to play a game in one of the biggest stadiums in the world shows a huge amount of respect.