Dalmatia


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Dal·ma·ti·a

 (dăl-mā′shə)
A historical region of the northwest Balkan Peninsula on the Adriatic Sea in present-day Croatia. Subdued by the Romans in the 1st century bc, it was divided between the kingdoms of Serbia and Croatia in the 10th century and held by numerous powers after the 15th century.
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Dalmatia

(dælˈmeɪʃə)
n
(Placename) a region of W Croatia along the Adriatic: mountainous, with many offshore islands
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Dal•ma•tia

(dælˈmeɪ ʃə)

n.
a region along the Adriatic coast of Croatia.
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Noun1.Dalmatia - a historical region of Croatia on the Adriatic SeaDalmatia - a historical region of Croatia on the Adriatic Sea; mountainous with many islands
Dalmatian - a native or inhabitant of Dalmatia
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Translations

Dalmatia

[dælˈmeɪʃə] NDalmacia f
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Dalmatia

nDalmatien nt
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"His papers are burned, his effects are removed, and his quarters are being got ready for the Duke of Dalmatia," Jos's informant replied.
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Their topics include from Byzantium to the West: "Croats and Carolingians" as a paradigm-change in the research of early medieval Dalmatia, Carolingian weapons and the problem of Croat migration and ethnogenesis, integration on the fringes of the Frankish Empire: the case of the Carantanians and their neighbors, the installation of the patron saints of Zadar as a result of Carolingian Adriatic politics, and trade and culture process at a ninth-century Mediterranean monastic statelet: San Vincenzo al Volturno.
Lancaster Fine Foods was accused by one of its former customers, Dalmatia Import Group Inc., of stealing the recipe for its fig and orange fig spreads marketed under the Divina brand name.
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Zadar is located on the central Adriatic coast and in the heart of northern Dalmatia. It is the economic, cultural and political center of the region, with approximately 75.000 inhabitants.
Four representatives from Dalmatia pointed out that this Assembly isn't legitimate and they decided to leave the meeting.
In Dalmatia, it was believed that placing a caul under a dying person's bed would make one's passing easier.
Under Venetian rule, along with all the islands and towns of Dalmatia, Spalato was isolated between the Adriatic Sea and the high mountains behind, beyond which were the Ottomans.