Dalmatia
geographical name region W Balkan Peninsula on the Adriatic in Croatia extending into Bosnia and Herzegovina & Montenegro • Dalmatian adjective or noun

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  • Dalmatia — • A part of the Kingdom of Croatia according to a convention entered into between Croatia and Hungary Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Dalmatia     Dalmatia      …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • DALMATIA — Illyrici pars, Liburn. contermina versus Occas. cuius incolae Dalmatae vocantur, Augusti olim auspiciis Romano imperio subiecti. Dionys. v. 26. Δεξιτερην` κατα χεῖρα φαείνεται Ι᾿λλυρὶς αἶα, Δαλματίη δ᾿ ἐφύπερθεν, ενυαλίων πέδον ἀνδρῶν. Populi… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Dalmatĭa — (a. Geogr.), s. Dalmatien …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Dalmatia — region along the eastern Adriatic coast in what is now Croatia; perhaps from a derivative of PIE *dhal to bloom, in a sense of young animal, in reference to the mountain pastures …   Etymology dictionary

  • Dalmatia — [dal mā′shə] region along the Adriatic coast, mostly in Croatia …   English World dictionary

  • Dalmatia — For the eponymous Roman province, see Dalmatia (Roman province). Dalmatia (dark blue) within Croatia (light blue) Dalmatia (Croatian: Dalmacija, Croatian pronunciation: [dǎlmaːt͡sija]; see names in other languages) is …   Wikipedia

  • Dalmatia — /dal may sheuh/, n. 1. a historic region along the Adriatic coast of Croatia: a former Austrian crownland. 2. a Roman province formed by Emperor Tiberius and called after the tribe inhabiting the area. * * * Serbo Croatian Dalmacija Region of… …   Universalium

  • Dalmatia — Lage Dalmatiens im Römischen Reich Dalmatia war eine römische Provinz. Der Name der Provinz ist vom illyrischen Volksstamm der Dalmates abgeleitet. Geschichte 156 v. Chr. unterwarfen die Römer die dalmatischen Illyrer und machten sie… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Dalmatia —    The eastern coast of the Adriatic (q.v.) and its hinterland, from the region of Istria to Kotor, bounded by the Dinaric range, which runs parallel to the coast. It was a Roman province until the fourth century, when it became a diocese (q.v.) …   Historical dictionary of Byzantium

  • Dalmatia —    A mountainous country on the eastern shore of the Adriatic, a part of the Roman province of Illyricum. It still bears its ancient name. During Paul s second imprisonment at Rome, Titus left him to visit Dalmatia (2 Tim. 4:10) for some unknown… …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

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