from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Of or relating to ancient Illyria or its peoples, languages, or cultures.
- n. A member of one of the ancient peoples that inhabited Illyria.
- n. An extinct Indo-European language spoken in Illyria and known only from scattered personal and geographical names preserved in Greek and Roman sources.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Of or pertaining to Illyria or Illyrians.
- adj. In the Illyrian language.
- proper n. an inhabitant of ancient Illyria
- proper n. extinct Indo-European language or languages spoken at the North-West Balkans
- proper n. an inhabitant of Roman province of Illyricum (Illyro-Roman)
- proper n. an old term for South Slavs, especially Croats, used in 17th-19th centuries
- proper n. a proposed term for Proto-Albanians
- proper n. a member of the Illyrian movement
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Pertaining to Illyria or Illyricum, an ancient region east of the Adriatic, comprising in its widest extent modern Albania, Bosnia, Servia, Croatia, Dalmatia, etc., conquered by the Romans and made a province, and later a prefecture.
- Pertaining to modern Illyria, a titular kingdom of Austria-Hungary, comprising at present Carinthia, Carniola, and the Maritime Territory.
- Pertaining to the modern Serbo-Croatian race or language.
- n. A native of ancient Illyricum. The Illyrians were perhaps allied to the Thracians, and are now represented by the Albanians.
- n. An inhabitant of the modern titular kingdom of Illyria.
- n. A member of the Serbo-Croatian race, now living in the territory of ancient Illyricum.
- n. The language of Illyria, or the group of ancient dialects represented by the modern Albanian; also applied to the modern Slavic dialects of the same or adjacent districts.
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- n. a minor and almost extinct branch of the Indo-European languages; spoken along the Dalmatian coast
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