from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Of or relating to Pomerania or its people.
  • n. A native or inhabitant of Pomerania.
  • n. Any of a breed of small dogs having long silky hair, a foxlike face, pointed ears, and a hairy tail curling over the back.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. of, or relative to Pomerania
  • n. a native, or inhabitant of Pomerania
  • n. a breed of small, sturdy toy dogs in the spitz family
  • proper n. the Pomeranian or Kashubian language

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of or pertaining to Pomerania, a province of Prussia on the Baltic Sea.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Pertaining to Pomerania, a former duchy, and now a province of northern Prussia.
  • n. A native or an inhabitant of Pomerania.

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

  • n. breed of very small compact long-haired dogs of the spitz type


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