Pronunciation: (bôl'tik), [key]
1. of, near, or on the Baltic Sea.
2. of or pertaining to the Baltic States.
3. of or pertaining to a group of languages, as Latvian, Lithuanian, and Old Prussian, that constitute a branch of the Indo-European family.
the Baltic branch of the Indo-European family of languages.
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