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Definitions and Synonyms of anglo-saxon | Another word for anglo-saxon | What is anglo-saxon?

Definition 1: English prior to about 1100 - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for anglo-saxon in the sense of this definition

(anglo-saxon is a kind of ...) an Indo-European language belonging to the West Germanic branch; the official language of Britain and the United States and most of the commonwealth countries

(... is a kind of anglo-saxon ) a literary dialect of Old English

(... is a kind of anglo-saxon ) one of the major dialects of Old English

(... is a kind of anglo-saxon ) one of the major dialects of Old English

Definition 2: a native or inhabitant of England prior to the Norman Conquest - [noun denoting person]

(anglo-saxon is a kind of ...) a native or inhabitant of England

(anglo-saxon is the domain which ... is member of) (Anglo-Saxon mythology) a deity worshipped by the Anglo-Saxons

Definition 3: a person of Anglo-Saxon (especially British) descent whose native tongue is English and whose culture is strongly influenced by English culture as in WASP for `White Anglo-Saxon Protestant' - [noun denoting person]

Samples where anglo-saxon or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • in the ninth century the Vikings began raiding the Anglo-Saxons in Britain
  • his ancestors were not just British, they were Anglo-Saxons

(anglo-saxon is a kind of ...) a native or inhabitant of England

(anglo-saxon belongs to a domain located in ...) a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom

Definition 4: of or relating to the Anglo-Saxons or their language - [adjective denoting pert]

Samples where anglo-saxon or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Anglo-Saxon poetry
  • The Anglo-Saxon population of Scotland

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