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Meaning of Dalmatian

Dal•ma•tian

Pronunciation: (dal-mā'shun), [key]
— adj.
  1. of or pertaining to Dalmatia or its people.
—n.
  1. an inhabitant of Dalmatia, esp. a member of the native Slavic-speaking people of Dalmatia.
  2. Also calledone of a breed of short-haired dogs having a white coat marked with black or brown spots.
  3. a Romance language of Dalmatia, extinct since 1898.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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