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Galician
American English: /ɡəˈlɪʃən/
British English: /ɡəˈlɪsjən/

Translation of Galician in Spanish:

noun

  • 1.1 (person)
    gallego, (-ga) (masculine, feminine)
    Example sentences
    • The Galicians are descended from Spain's second wave of Celtic invaders (from the British Isles and western Europe) who came across the Pyrenees mountains in about 400 BC.
    • Before the trip to northern Spain for the return leg against the Galicians, Celtic have to face Hibernian on Wednesday night and then Rangers at Ibrox on Saturday.
    • Spanish communities in the United States, in keeping with their strong regional identification in Spain, have established centers for Galicians, Asturians, Andalucians, and other such groups.
    1.2 (language)
    Example sentences
    • Portuguese is a Romance language that is most closely related to the Spanish dialect Galician.
    • Similar examples can also be found in Catalan, Galician, Portuguese, Romanian, Sardinian; and Spanish.
    • One of the oddest feature of the cantigas is that, though they were composed and sung at court, their language is provincial Galician - the language subsequently Latinised to constitute the Portuguese of Luís de Camões.

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