Gaditan

noun
Gad·​i·​tan | \ ˈga-də-tən How to pronounce Gaditan (audio) , -ˌtan \

Definition of Gaditan

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: a native or resident of Cádiz (anciently Gadir), in Spain

Gaditan

adjective
Gad·​i·​tan | \ ˈga-də-tən How to pronounce Gaditan (audio) , -ˌtan \
variants: or less commonly Gaditane \ ˈga-​də-​ˌtān How to pronounce Gaditan (audio) \

Definition of Gaditan (Entry 2 of 2)

: of or relating to Cádiz (anciently Gadir), in Spain

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First Known Use of Gaditan

Noun

1607, in the meaning defined above

Adjective

1629, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Gaditan

Adjective

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

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“Gaditan.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Gaditan. Accessed 3 Mar. 2021.

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