Definition of Anglian in English:

Anglian

Syllabification: An·gli·an
Pronunciation: /ˈaNGglēən
 
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adjective

  • Of or relating to the ancient Angles.
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    • Given the survival of the church, there is the possibility of continuity in Conisbrough from the Anglian period, through the Viking Age, to the Norman conquest and beyond.
    • Eventually the Romans of the North and the Saxon, or Anglian, incomers coalesced to form a force which succeeded, where Rome had failed, in creating a firm frontier with Scotland.
    • The city was, at the time, the capital of the Anglian kingdom of Northumbria, the people of which were engaged in a bitter civil war between King Osbert and his rival Aelle.

Origin

1960s: from Latin Angli (see Angle) + -ian.

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