Pronunciation: (i-tal'yun), [key]
of or pertaining to Italy, its people, or their language.
1. a native or inhabitant of Italy, or a person of Italian descent.
2. a Romance language, the language of Italy, official also in Switzerland. Abbr.: It, It., Ital.
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