Dalmatian


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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.

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

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]
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
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

Dalmatian

dalmatian [dælˈmeɪʃən] n (= dog) → dalmatien(ne) m/f

Dalmatian

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

dalmatian

[dælˈmeɪʃn] n (dog) → dalmata m
References in classic literature ?
And he won't let a soul but a Dalmatian pick a single apple of all those apples.
Well, the Dalmatians came along and showed they were smarter.
Why, those Dalmatians are showing Pajaro apples on the South African market right now, and coining money out of it hand over fist.
But everywhere, across the flat-lands and up the low rolling hills, the industry of the Dalmatians was evident.
It was doubtful whether she was really, what she called herself, a Dalmatian lady.
Humorous visual jokes abound including the kidnappers watching television surrounded by puppies with Dalmatians on top of the television and even perched on one baddies head.
She has her heart set on an a Dalmatian one and enlists the help of her husband and two henchmen to get one.
The court heard how the complainant took her two miniature poodles for a walk on the recreation ground in Bishopsgarth when she noticed a Dalmatian running towards her.
Dear Customers,It is with great regret that Dalmatian has made the decision to stop selling its tickets due to one of its investors leaving the company.
It's truly spotted, black spots on a white-based coat, which is the same as a Dalmatian," she said --SPA 11:15 LOCAL TIME 08:15 GMT
The Dalmatian dog is an authentic Croatian dog named after the Croatia coast and Croatia is not part of Balkans, as much as western countries like to put Croatia in that context.
The McLeans bought Perdy in May last year, along with her sister Mia, after their previous Dalmatian Lulu died in December 2010.