Etymology
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Dalmatia

region along the eastern Adriatic coast in what is now Croatia, of uncertain origin. Perhaps from a derivative of PIE *dhal- "to bloom," in a sense of "young animal," in reference to the mountain pastures.

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Definitions of Dalmatia

Dalmatia (n.)
a historical region of Croatia on the Adriatic Sea; mountainous with many islands;
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