Bulgarian

noun
Bul·​gar·​i·​an | \ ˌbəl-ˈger-ē-ən How to pronounce Bulgarian (audio) , bu̇l- \

Definition of Bulgarian

1 : a native or inhabitant of Bulgaria
2 : the Slavic language of the Bulgarians

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Bulgarian adjective

First Known Use of Bulgarian

1555, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of Bulgarian was in 1555

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“Bulgarian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Bulgarian. Accessed 4 Jul. 2022.

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