Illyrian[i lir′ē ən]
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of Illyria or its people, language, or culture
- a person born or living in Illyria
- the extinct language or languages of the Illyrians, generally regarded as a distinct branch of the Indo-European family
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Of or relating to ancient Illyria or its peoples, languages, or cultures.noun
- A member of one of the ancient peoples that inhabited Illyria.
- An extinct Indo-European language spoken in Illyria and known only from scattered personal and geographical names preserved in Greek and Roman sources.