Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A native or inhabitant of Dalmatia.
  • noun A person of Dalmatian ancestry.
  • noun 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.
  • adjective Of or relating to Dalmatia or its inhabitants or culture.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Of or pertaining to Dalmatia, a crownland of the Austrian empire, on the eastern coast of the Adriatic sea.
  • noun An inhabitant of Dalmatia; specifically, a member of the primitive Slavic race of Dalmatia (including the Morlaks of the coast), akin to the Servians, and constituting most of the population.
  • noun A Dalmatian dog (which see, under dog).

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Of or pertaining to Dalmatia.
  • adjective (Zoöl.) a carriage dog, shaped like a pointer, and having black or bluish spots on a white ground; the coach dog.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Relating to Dalmatia or people from Dalmatia.
  • noun demonym A person who is from or who lives in Dalmatia.
  • noun One of a breed of dog with a short, white coat with dark spots.
  • proper noun An extinct Romance language of Croatia.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a native or inhabitant of Dalmatia
  • adjective of or relating to Dalmatia or its inhabitants
  • noun a large breed having a smooth white coat with black or brown spots; originated in Dalmatia

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

From Dalmatia, a region on the east coast of the Adriatic Sea.

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