The language of Catalonia, an autonomous region in the northeast of Spain. Various dialects are also spoken in the Valencian autonomous region where the language is officially named valencià, the Balearic Islands, Andorra, Roussillon in France and the Sardinian city of Alghero. ISO 639-3 recognizes Valencian as an alternate name for this language.
Other Word Forms of Catalan
Origin of Catalan
Middle English Catalane possibly from Catalan catalana from Catalunya , Catalonia
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
Possibly from an indigenous name of Celtic origin and probably meaning "chiefs of battle";*
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