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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Bulgarian

noun

English Language Learners Definition of Bulgarian

: a person born or living in Bulgaria
: the chief language of the people of Bulgaria

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