Meaning of Galician

Ga•li•ci•an

Pronunciation: (gu-lish'ē-un, -lish'un), [key]
— adj.
  1. of or pertaining to Galicia in NW Spain, its people, or their language.
  2. of or pertaining to Galicia in E central Europe or its people.
—n.
  1. a native or inhabitant of Galicia in Spain.
  2. the language of Spanish Galicia, often considered a dialect of Portuguese.
  3. a native or inhabitant of Galicia in E central Europe.
  4. a Jew from Polish Galicia, esp. one speaking a Galician dialect of Yiddish.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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