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- n. Patriotic feeling of being Catalan.
- n. A word or phrase typically used in Catalan-speaking areas.
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They are sometimes identified, especially among FC Barcelona supporters in Catalonia, with Spanish nationalism and Catalanism, respectively.
Yet he was not a Spaniard and Spanish was not his favoured language; instead, he was from Catalonia, a province that enjoyed an intense sense of national and cultural independence from the rest of Spain, and it was his Catalanism that formed the political, emotional and social attitudes by which his work was bound, Catalan and French his chosen languages, Paris the only alternative to his birthplace and the family farm at Mont-roig, some 100 kilometres to the west and south, where his feet were rooted in the soil.