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Dal·ma·tian

 (dăl-mā′shən)
n.
1.
a. A native or inhabitant of Dalmatia.
b. A person of Dalmatian ancestry.
2. also dalmatian A dog of a breed that was introduced into England from Dalmatia in the eighteenth century, having a short, smooth white coat covered with black or dark brown spots. Also called carriage dog, coach dog.
adj.
Of or relating to Dalmatia or its inhabitants or culture.
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Dalmatian

(dælˈmeɪʃən)
n
1. (Breeds) Also called (esp formerly): carriage dog or coach dog a large breed of dog having a short smooth white coat with black or (in liver-spotted dalmatians) brown spots
2. (Peoples) a native or inhabitant of Dalmatia
adj
(Peoples) of or relating to Dalmatia or its inhabitants
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Dal•ma•tian

(dælˈmeɪ ʃən)

n.
1. a native or inhabitant of Dalmatia.
2. one of a breed of medium-sized shorthaired dogs having a white coat marked with black or brown spots.
3. a Romance language of Dalmatia, extinct since the 19th century.
adj.
4. of or pertaining to Dalmatia or its inhabitants.
[1575–85]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Dalmatian - a native or inhabitant of Dalmatia
Dalmatia - a historical region of Croatia on the Adriatic Sea; mountainous with many islands
European - a native or inhabitant of Europe
2.Dalmatian - a large breed having a smooth white coat with black or brown spotsdalmatian - a large breed having a smooth white coat with black or brown spots; originated in Dalmatia
Canis familiaris, dog, domestic dog - a member of the genus Canis (probably descended from the common wolf) that has been domesticated by man since prehistoric times; occurs in many breeds; "the dog barked all night"
liver-spotted dalmatian - a brown-spotted dalmatian
Adj.1.Dalmatian - of or relating to Dalmatia or its inhabitants
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Translations
dalmatiadalmatialainendalmatiankoira
DalmatinacdalmatinerDalmatinkadalmatinskidalmatski jezik
ダルメシアン
dalmatinas

Dalmatian

[dælˈmeɪʃən]
A. N (= person) → dálmata mf
B. ADJdálmata

dalmatian

[dælˈmeɪʃən] N (= dog) → perro m dálmata
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Dalmatian

dalmatian [dælˈmeɪʃən] n (= dog) → dalmatien(ne) m/f
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

Dalmatian

adjdalmatinisch, dalmatisch
n
(= person)Dalmatiner(in) m(f)
(= dog)Dalmatiner m
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dalmatian

[dælˈmeɪʃn] n (dog) → dalmata m
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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