Definition of Bavarian in English:

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Pronunciation: /bəˈvɛːrɪən/
Pronunciation: /bəˈverēən/


Relating to the southern German state of Bavaria, its people, or their language: cheerful Bavarian folk music the scenic Bavarian foothills
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  • In particular, Munich attracts foreign capital like no other Bavarian city.
  • This style of building was brought to Athens by Bavarian architects, in an effort to reintroduce Greeks to noble replicas of ancient Greece.
  • He was the son of Bavarian immigrants.


1A native or inhabitant of Bavaria: a fellow Bavarian
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  • Like the Scots, the Bavarians retain a strong sense of national identity, although they're far more fun loving and jovial than their northern counterparts.
  • First and foremost they're Bavarians or Rheinlanders, they're very proud, like we are proud of being from Yorkshire.
  • The Bavarians barely held on last season, needing a late fade by their rivals to claim their seventh German title in 10 years.
2The dialect of German spoken in Bavaria, Austria, and surrounding areas: she was yelling at him loudly in Bavarian
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  • In Bavarian, the pronoun is normally repeated at the end.
  • When I first started writing for this blog I promised I would bring some Bavarian into it.
  • I am from Bavaria, I understand and recognize Bavarian, but I don't speak it.

Words that rhyme with Bavarian

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Syllabification: Ba·var·i·an

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