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Relating to or characteristic of Andorra or its people:‘the oldest known church in the Andorran valleys’
- ‘More than 90 percent of Andorrans are Roman Catholic, and Catholicism influences many aspects of Andorran life.’
- ‘The Andorran parliament (the General Council) includes twenty-eight members, half elected by local constituencies and half by national votes.’
- ‘Most Andorran land is of communal ownership, including the woods and alpine meadows that occupy more than 80 percent of the territory.’
- ‘Favorite Andorran recipes are often based on farm produce and freshly caught game.’
- ‘In Europe, I will get to speak French to native speakers, see world landmarks, and advance my knowledge of French, Spanish, and Andorran culture.’
- ‘Traditional Andorran crafts include fancy, carved pinewood furniture, pottery, and ironwork.’
- ‘If lying on a beach isn't your cup of tea, the firm has all sorts of holidays to Lake Garda in Italy, the Tuscan countryside and the Andorran Pyrenees.’
- ‘Until about the middle of the twentieth century, the Andorran economy was based on transhumant shepherding and the breeding of cattle and horses.’
- ‘Until 1982, when an Andorran public school system was created, there were only French and Spanish schools.’
- ‘He was born in Barcelona of Andorran parents.’
A native or inhabitant of Andorra:‘many Andorrans live in traditional, slate-roofed, stone farmhouses’
- ‘Most Andorrans also speak French and Spanish, and some speak English.’
- ‘Gustav Peddle, an Andorran, came 13th in the Tour de France in 1938.’
- ‘The Sanctuary of the Virgin of Meritxell constitutes the most important religious symbol for Andorrans and is also an attractive spot for tourist visits.’
- ‘Andorrans who attend college usually do so in France or Spain.’
- ‘And in a tense final, Trevor managed to finish fifth, with an Andorran winning the event.’
- ‘Andorrans also grew some tobacco, while agriculture was oriented to the production of cereals, potatoes, and garden vegetables.’
- ‘He said that to be told he was a latecomer was an insult and, as an Andorran he would sue.’
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