Pronunciation: (dal-mā'shun), [key]
of or pertaining to Dalmatia or its people.
1. an inhabitant of Dalmatia, esp. a member of the native Slavic-speaking people of Dalmatia.
2. Also called coach dog, Dalma'tian dog'. one 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.
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