Iberian


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I·be·ri·an

 (ī-bîr′ē-ən)
adj.
1. Relating to ancient Iberia in Transcaucasia or its peoples, languages, or cultures.
2.
a. Relating to the Iberian Peninsula or its modern peoples, languages, or cultures.
b. Relating to the ancient peoples that inhabited the Iberian Peninsula or their languages or cultures.
n.
1. A native or inhabitant of ancient Iberia in Transcaucasia.
2.
a. A native or inhabitant of the Iberian Peninsula.
b. A member of one of the ancient peoples that inhabited the Iberian Peninsula.
3. Any of the languages of these peoples.

Iberian

(aɪˈbɪərɪən)
n
1. (Peoples) a member of a group of ancient Caucasoid peoples who inhabited the Iberian Peninsula in preclassical and classical times. See also Celtiberian
2. (Historical Terms) a member of a group of ancient Caucasoid peoples who inhabited the Iberian Peninsula in preclassical and classical times. See also Celtiberian
3. (Peoples) a native or inhabitant of the Iberian Peninsula; a Spaniard or Portuguese
4. (Peoples) a native or inhabitant of ancient Iberia in the Caucasus
adj
5. (Peoples) denoting or relating to the pre-Roman peoples of the Iberian Peninsula or of Caucasian Iberia
6. (Historical Terms) denoting or relating to the pre-Roman peoples of the Iberian Peninsula or of Caucasian Iberia
7. (Placename) of or relating to the Iberian Peninsula, its inhabitants, or any of their languages
8. (Languages) of or relating to the Iberian Peninsula, its inhabitants, or any of their languages
9. (Peoples) of or relating to the Iberian Peninsula, its inhabitants, or any of their languages

I•be•ri•an

(aɪˈbɪər i ən)

adj.
1. of or pertaining to the Iberian Peninsula, its inhabitants, or their speech.
2. of or pertaining to ancient Iberia in the Caucasus or its inhabitants.
n.
3. a native or inhabitant of the Iberian Peninsula.
4. a group of languages attested in inscriptions of c750–50 b.c. from the S and E parts of the Iberian Peninsula.
5. a native or inhabitant of Iberia in the Caucasus.
[1595–1605]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Iberian - a native or inhabitant of Iberia in the Caucasus
Iberia - an ancient geographical region to the south of the Caucasus Mountains that corresponded approximately to the present-day Georgia
Asian, Asiatic - a native or inhabitant of Asia
2.Iberian - a native or inhabitant of the Iberian Peninsula (especially in ancient times)
Iberian Peninsula, Iberia - a peninsula in southwestern Europe
European - a native or inhabitant of Europe
Adj.1.Iberian - of or relating to the Iberian Peninsula or its inhabitants
Translations

Iberian

[aɪˈbɪərɪən]
A. ADJibero, ibérico
B. Nibero/a m/f
C. CPD the Iberian Peninsula Nla Península Ibérica

Iberian

[aɪˈbɪəriən] adjibérique, ibérien(ne)

Iberian

adjiberisch
n
Iberer(in) m(f)
(Ling) → Iberisch nt

Iberian

[aɪˈbɪərɪən] adjiberico/a
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In Moscow as soon as he entered his huge house in which the faded and fading princesses still lived, with its enormous retinue; as soon as, driving through the town, he saw the Iberian shrine with innumerable tapers burning before the golden covers of the icons, the Kremlin Square with its snow undisturbed by vehicles, the sleigh drivers and hovels of the Sivtsev Vrazhok, those old Moscovites who desired nothing, hurried nowhere, and were ending their days leisurely; when he saw those old Moscow ladies, the Moscow balls, and the English Club, he felt himself at home in a quiet haven.
Remember that Pellean conqueror, A youth, how all the beauties of the East He slightly viewed, and slightly overpassed; How he surnamed of Africa dismissed, In his prime youth, the fair Iberian maid.
Customs at Carthage, Lacedse-mon, and amongst the Scythians and Iberians, concerning those who had killed an enemy, 204, 205
For thousands of years, the Iberian Peninsula -- home now to Spain and Portugal -- has served as a crossroads.
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This is exactly what researchers recently discovered as they studied the migration patterns and fossilized remains of people from the Bronze Age (beginning in 2500 BC) who navigated over the Pyrenees Mountains to live on the Iberian Peninsula.
[USA], Feb 16 (ANI):EeDog burial was a common ritual in Neolithic populations of north-eastern Iberian Peninsula, recent findings suggest.
Malaga Legs of the finest cured Iberian ham adorn the walls of this small shop, which is packed full of locals.
A cut above: Iberian ham being sliced TELL people you're off for a short break in Spain and they usually assume it's a cheap, boozy getaway full of beers, brown sauce and English breakfasts.
It is rare for an Atlantic hurricane to reach the Iberian Peninsula, and it is thought this could be the most powerful to hit Portugal since 1842.
The discovery happened as I was sifting through Medieval cookbooks of the Iberian Peninsula.