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2 definitions found
 for Catalan
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Catalan \Cat"a*lan\, a.
     Of or pertaining to Catalonia. -- n. A native or inhabitant
     of Catalonia; also, the language of Catalonia.
     [1913 Webster]
  
     Catalan furnace, Catalan forge (Metal.), a kind of
        furnace for producing wrought iron directly from the ore.
        It was formerly much used, esp. in Catalonia, and is still
        used in some parts of the United States and elsewhere.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  Catalan
      adj 1: relating to or denoting or characteristic of Catalonia or
             its inhabitants; "Catalan independence movement"
      2: relating to or characteristic of the Catalan language;
         "Catalan poetry"
      n 1: a native or inhabitant of Catalonia
      2: the Romance language spoken in Catalonia in eastern Spain
         (related to Spanish and Occitan)

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