Croatian

noun

Cro·​a·​tian krō-ˈā-shən How to pronounce Croatian (audio)
1
: a native or inhabitant of Croatia
2
: a south Slavic language spoken by the Croatian people
Croatian adjective

Examples of Croatian in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The Italianate take on the Croatian hypercar claims similarly outrageous numbers—1,900 hp hailing from four electric motors. Basem Wasef, Robb Report, 12 Apr. 2024 One business leading innovation in the food industry is the Croatian food tech company and artisan bakery Boogie Lab USA. Molly Peck, USA TODAY, 23 Mar. 2024 With Cruise Croatia’s summer sale, guests can save one-fifth of the booking price for a VIP balcony cabin or main deck cabin on a variety of Croatian itineraries. Kyler Alvord, Condé Nast Traveler, 21 Mar. 2024 Today winemaker Bo Barrett carries on the legacy of Croatian born Mike Grgich and his father Jim Barrett and continues to make prize worthy wines. Mike Desimone and Jeff Jenssen, Robb Report, 7 Mar. 2024 Tell us how real estate has evolved following the Croatian War of Independence (1991-1995). R. Daniel Foster, Forbes, 2 Mar. 2024 The city of Split has long been a tourist magnet, famous for the churches and flagstones of its picturesque Old Town, and for the beauty of the rocky, sparkling Croatian coastline. Jessica Kiang, Variety, 27 Feb. 2024 The Croatian should have a big money offer on the table from the Saudi Pro League according to AS, and might also be interested in trying the MLS given his love of American sports such as basketball. Tom Sanderson, Forbes, 20 Feb. 2024 Learn more:Best travel insurance Growing gun violence Croatian Ivan Kralj loves to travel – he’s been around Southeast Asia and Ethiopia – but has yet to visit the U.S. for a few reasons, one being the lax gun laws in certain parts of the country. Kathleen Wong, USA TODAY, 18 Feb. 2024

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Word History

First Known Use

1555, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of Croatian was in 1555

Dictionary Entries Near Croatian

Cite this Entry

“Croatian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Croatian. Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

Kids Definition

Croatian

noun
Cro·​atian
krō-ˈā-shən
1
: a person born or living in Croatia
2
: a Slavic language spoken by the Croatian people
Croatian adjective
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