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Gad·​i·​tan ˈga-də-tən How to pronounce Gaditan (audio)
: a native or resident of Cádiz (anciently Gadir), in Spain


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Gad·​i·​tan ˈga-də-tən How to pronounce Gaditan (audio)
variants or less commonly Gaditane
: of or relating to Cádiz (anciently Gadir), in Spain

Word History



Latin Gaditanus, from Gades Cádiz, Spain, after such pairs as Latin Neapolis Naples: Neapolitanus Neapolitan

First Known Use


1607, in the meaning defined above


1629, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Gaditan was in 1607

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“Gaditan.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Dec. 2023.

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