Galicia

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English[edit]

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  • enPR: gə-lĭs'ē-ə, gə-lĭsh'ə, IPA(key): /ɡəˈlɪs.i.ə/, /ɡəˈlɪʃ.ə/
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  • Rhymes: -ɪʃə

Etymology 1[edit]

Location of Galicia (red) in Spain.

From Medieval Latin Gallicia, from Classical Latin Gallaecia, from Gallaecī (a Celtic tribe in the region).

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Galicia

  1. A former Iberian kingdom, now an autonomous region of Spain.
    • 2000, Glanville Price, Encyclopedia of the languages of Europe, edition reimpression, illustrated, Wiley-Blackwell, ISBN 9780631220398, page 367:
      There is sometimes a further subdivision of the Old Portuguese period into a Galician-Portuguese period (origins to 1350), during which the linguistic and cultural unity of Galicia and Portugal remained strong, and the Old Portuguese period proper (1350–1540).
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Etymology 2[edit]

Location of Galicia (red) in Austria-Hungary.

Hungarian Medieval Latin *Gallicia or Gallitia, from Old East Slavic Галич (Galič, Halych, a city in present-day Ukraine), ultimate origin uncertain.

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Galicia

  1. A historical kingdom of Central Europe, now divided between Poland and Ukraine.
    • 1996, Lonnie R. Johnson, Central Europe: Enemies, Neighbors, Friends, chapter 9, page 175
      The czar had declared the "liberation" of the Ukrainian minorities inhabiting the eastern portion of the Austrian imperial province of Galicia, the Austrian portion of partitioned Poland, to be one of Russia's objectives.
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Asturian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Medieval Latin Gallicia, from Classical Latin Gallaecia, from Gallaecī (a tribe in the region).

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Galicia f

  1. Galicia (Spain)

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Galician[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Medieval Latin Gallicia, from Classical Latin Gallaecia, from Gallaecī (a tribe in the region).

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Galicia f

  1. Galicia / Galiza (region in Spain)

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Medieval Latin Gallicia, from Classical Latin Gallaecia, from Gallaecī (a tribe in the region).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɡaˈli.θja/, /ɡaˈli.sja/

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Galicia f

  1. Galicia (region in Spain)