Definition of Bahian in English:

Bahian

Pronunciation /bəˈhiːən/

noun

  • A native or inhabitant of Bahia, a state in north-eastern Brazil.

adjective

  • Of or relating to Bahia or its inhabitants.

Origin

Early 19th century. From Bahia, the name of a state in north-eastern Brazil (from Portuguese baía, †bahía bay) + -an, after Portuguese baiano.