Definition of Croatian in English:


Line breaks: Cro|atian
Pronunciation: /krəʊˈeɪʃɪən
, -ʃ(ə)n/


  • 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.
  • 2 [mass noun] The Southern 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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