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Latvian

[lat-vee-uh n, laht-] /ˈlæt vi ən, ˈlɑt-/
adjective
1.
of or relating to Latvia, its inhabitants, or their language.
noun
2.
a native or inhabitant of Latvia.
3.
Also, Lettish, Lett. the Baltic language of Latvia.
Origin
1915-1920
1915-20; Latvi(a) + -an
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Latvian

/ˈlætvɪən/
adjective
1.
of or relating to Latvia, its people, or their language
noun
2.
Also called Lettish. the official language of Latvia: closely related to Lithuanian and belonging to the Baltic branch of the Indo-European family
3.
a native or inhabitant of Latvia
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