Italian Definition

ĭ-tălyən
adjective
Of Italy or its people, language, or culture.
Webster's New World
noun
A native or inhabitant of Italy.
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A person born or living in Italy.
Webster's New World
The Romance language spoken in Italy.
Webster's New World
Italian is defined as a person from Italy, or the culture or language of Italy.
An example of an Italian is Christopher Columbus.
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pronoun

The official language of Italy, also spoken in San Marino, the Vatican, and parts of Switzerland.

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Other Word Forms of Italian

Noun

Singular:
italian
Plural:
italians

Origin of Italian

  • Middle English from Latin Italiānus from Italia , Italy

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Medieval Latin Italiānus, from Italia (“Italy”)

    From Wiktionary

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