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Relating to the southern German state of Bavaria, its people, or their language:‘cheerful Bavarian folk music’‘the scenic Bavarian foothills’
- ‘The menu was staunchly Bavarian, and the local beer was on tap.’
- ‘In particular, Munich attracts foreign capital like no other Bavarian city.’
- ‘Born into a Bavarian military family, he showed musical aptitude early and played the piano, organ, and cello as a boy.’
- ‘My roommate Johanna likes to drink beer on the tram but I think it's because she's Bavarian.’
- ‘He was the son of Bavarian immigrants.’
- ‘To support himself, he worked as the local commercial director for a Bavarian brewery.’
- ‘This style of building was brought to Athens by Bavarian architects, in an effort to reintroduce Greeks to noble replicas of ancient Greece.’
1A native or inhabitant of Bavaria:‘a fellow Bavarian’
- ‘The Bavarians barely held on last season, needing a late fade by their rivals to claim their seventh German title in 10 years.’
- ‘Lithography was invented in 1798 by the Bavarian Alois Senefelder.’
- ‘Luckily, the affable Bavarian took the advice with a grain of salt.’
- ‘First and foremost they're Bavarians or Rheinlanders, they're very proud, like we are proud of being from Yorkshire.’
- ‘Fellow Bavarians Bayern Munich had no such problems beating Borussia Monchengladbach at the Allianz Arena.’
- ‘Kleeblatt is a charming Bavarian with a fine talent for putting together an opera production and choosing a fitting cast.’
- ‘Like the Scots, the Bavarians retain a strong sense of national identity, although they're far more fun loving and jovial than their northern counterparts.’
2[mass noun] The dialect of German spoken in Bavaria, Austria, and surrounding areas:‘she was yelling at him loudly in Bavarian’
- ‘I speak a little German but I can't understand a word of Bavarian.’
- ‘I am from Bavaria, I understand and recognize Bavarian, but I don't speak it.’
- ‘In Bavarian, the pronoun is normally repeated at the end.’
- ‘When I first started writing for this blog I promised I would bring some Bavarian into it.’
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