Gallegan
Gallegan Gal*le"gan (g[a^]l*l[=e]"gan), Gallego Gal*le"go (g[a^]l*l[=e]"g[-o] or g[.a]*ly[=a]"g[-o]), n. [Sp. Gallego.] A native or inhabitant of Galicia, in Spain; a Galician. [1913 Webster]

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  • Gallegan — noun a) Galician, a citizen of Galicia. However, Galicians consider the term Gallegan much less preferable and incorrect than Galician because it is a second hand translation based on the Spanish gallego. Use of Gallegan and Galicia in The Bible… …   Wiktionary

  • Gallegan — Galician Ga*li cian, a. [Cf. Sp. Galiciano, Gallego, fr. L. Gallaecus, Gallaicus, fr. Gallaeci a people in Western Spain.] Of or pertaining to Galicia, in Spain, or to Galicia, the kingdom of Austrian Poland. n. A native of Galicia in Spain;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • gallegan — galle·gan …   English syllables

  • gallegan — gə(l)ˈyāgən, gəˈlēg adjective Usage: usually capitalized Etymology: gallego + an : galician II …   Useful english dictionary

  • Gallego — Gallegan Gal*le gan (g[a^]l*l[=e] gan), Gallego Gal*le go (g[a^]l*l[=e] g[ o] or g[.a]*ly[=a] g[ o]), n. [Sp. Gallego.] A native or inhabitant of Galicia, in Spain; a Galician. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Galician — 1. adjective /ɡəˈlɪs.i.ən,ɡəˈlɪʃ.ən/ a) Of or pertaining to the region of Galicia in Iberia. The subsequent oil slicks that reached the coast resulted in severe ecological and economic consequences for the Galician coast and the Bay of Biscay. b) …   Wiktionary

  • Galician — Ga*li cian, a. [Cf. Sp. Galiciano, Gallego, fr. L. Gallaecus, Gallaicus, fr. Gallaeci a people in Western Spain.] Of or pertaining to Galicia, in Spain, or to Galicia, the kingdom of Austrian Poland. n. A native of Galicia in Spain; called also… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Galego — noun Language spoken in the region of Galicia in the Northwestern corner of the Spanish peninsula and which is related to Portuguese. It is believed to be the parent language of Portuguese and shares many similarities with it. It uses, however,… …   Wiktionary

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  • gal|le|gan — «guhl YAY guhn», adjective. of or having to do with Spanish Galicia; Galician: »gallegan dishes …   Useful english dictionary

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