Bavarian can either
* when used as an adjective, refer to the German state of Bavaria; or
* refer to the Bavarian or Austro-Bavarian language, a group of closely related dialects spoken in parts of Bavaria, most of Austria and the Alto Adige/Südtirol.
* Bavarian cream - a custard sauce.
*Bavarian Motor Works

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