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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.
This new release, Galicians I, represents the fourth phase of the Project.
The volume includes fifty-two poems by thirteen poets: five Galicians are followed by four Basques and, finally, four Catalans; the eldest were born in the 1950s and the youngest of all in 1980.
One of the systemic possibilities of communities and nations is turning to previously existing inter-systemic spaces or (co- )building them with other agents from systems with which they have common elements and these can occur from the sharing of systemic rules or predominant repertory materials and similar socio-political circumstances of intersystems --i.e., the case of Basques, Catalans, and Galicians regarding the Spanish state in contemporary times--or by having a common referent of opposition in extending, legitimating, and defending themselves.
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.
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 short, if Manuel and Miguel stand as the representative Galicians in the national greeting card that Calzados Lola can appear to be, the card is in fact much less polished and, at the same time, much more politically sophisticated than it appears.
The question now is whether Galicia can raise the bar once more through new film financing, which attracts international shoots, promotes tourism and allows Galicians a piece in projects that can command an audience in and outside Spain.
With young Galicians voting predominantly for the Nationalists, who now form a coalition government, the new service could skew younger Two new analog channels are launching in Spain.