Definitions for dalmatiandælˈmeɪ ʃən

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Dal•ma•tiandælˈmeɪ ʃən(n.)

  1. a native or inhabitant of Dalmatia.

    Category: Peoples

  2. one of a breed of medium-sized shorthaired dogs having a white coat marked with black or brown spots.

    Category: Dogs, Cats, and Horses

  3. a Romance language of Dalmatia, extinct since the 19th century.

    Category: Peoples

  4. (adj.)of or pertaining to Dalmatia or its inhabitants.

    Category: Peoples

Origin of Dalmatian:


Princeton's WordNet

  1. Dalmatian(noun)

    a native or inhabitant of Dalmatia

  2. dalmatian, coach dog, carriage dog(adj)

    a large breed having a smooth white coat with black or brown spots; originated in Dalmatia

  3. Dalmatian(adj)

    of or relating to Dalmatia or its inhabitants


  1. Dalmatian(Noun)

    A person who is from or who lives in Dalmatia.

  2. Dalmatian(Noun)

    One of a breed of dog with a short, white coat with dark spots.

  3. Dalmatian(Adjective)

    Relating to Dalmatia or people from Dalmatia.

  4. Dalmatian(ProperNoun)

    An extinct Romance language of Croatia.

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Dalmatian(adj)

    of or pertaining to Dalmatia


  1. Dalmatian

    The Dalmatian is a breed of dog whose roots trace back to Dalmatia where the first illustrations of the dog have been found. The Dalmatian is noted for its unique black- or liver-spotted coat and was mainly used as a carriage dog in its early days. Today, this dog remains a well-loved family pet, and many dog enthusiasts enter their pets into the competitions of many kennel clubs.


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