Definition of Croatian in English:


Syllabification: Cro·a·tian
Pronunciation: /krōˈāSHən


  • 1A native or inhabitant of Croatia, or a person of Croatian descent.
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    • I know plenty of Italians, Spaniards, Irish, Serbs, Croatians, Greeks, Portuguese, French, and Russians who have black hair, dark eyes, and olive skin.
    • The years between the two world wars were marked by spasmodic European immigration, especially of Italians, Greeks, Croatians, Maltese, and Jews.
    • This is just like the earlier immigrations of Poles and Irish and Jews and Croatians and Germans and everyone else who's come to America's shores.
  • 2The South Slavic language of the Croats, almost identical to Serbian but written in the Roman alphabet. See Serbo-Croat.


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  • Relating to the Croats or their language.

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