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Julian1 British & World English

Of or associated with Julius Caesar

Julian2 British & World English

(Circa 331–63 ad), Roman emperor 360-3, nephew of Constantine; full name Flavius Claudius Julianus; known as the Apostate. He restored paganism as the state cult in place of Christianity, but this move was reversed after his death on campaign against the Persians

Julian New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

Roman emperor 360–3; known as Julian the Apostate

Julian Alps British & World English

An Alpine range in western Slovenia and NE Italy, rising to a height of 2,863 m (9,395 ft) at Triglav

Bream, Julian British & World English

(B.1933), English guitarist and lute player; full name Julian Alexander Bream. He formed the Julian Bream Consort for the performance of early consort music and revived and edited much early music. Britten, Walton, and others composed works for him

Symons, Julian British & World English

(1912–94), English writer of detective fiction; full name Julian Gustave Symons. His psychological crime fiction includes the novels The Colour of Murder (1957) and The Progress of a Crime (1960)

Julian calendar British & World English

A calendar introduced by the authority of Julius Caesar in 46 bc, in which the year consisted of 365 days, every fourth year having 366 days. It was superseded by the Gregorian calendar, though it is still used by some Orthodox Churches. Dates in the Julian calendar are sometimes designated ‘Old Style’

Julian calendar New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

calendar introduced by Julius Caesar and superseded by the Gregorian calendar

Huxley, Sir Julian British & World English

(1887–1975), English biologist, the grandson of Thomas Henry Huxley. He studied animal behaviour and was a notable interpreter of science to the public

Julian of Norwich British & World English

(Circa 1342-circa 1413), English mystic. She is said to have lived as a recluse outside St Julian’s Church, Norwich. She is chiefly associated with the Revelations of Divine Love (circa 1393), a description of a series of visions she had in which she depicts the Holy Trinity as Father, Mother, and Lord

Julian of Norwich New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

(c.1342–c.1413), female English mystic

Julian Gustave Symons in Symons, Julian British & World English

(1912–94), English writer of detective fiction; full name Julian Gustave Symons. His psychological crime fiction includes the novels The Colour of Murder (1957) and The Progress of a Crime (1960)

Julian the Apostate in Julian New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

Roman emperor 360–3; known as Julian the Apostate

Julian Alexander Bream in Bream, Julian British & World English

(B.1933), English guitarist and lute player; full name Julian Alexander Bream. He formed the Julian Bream Consort for the performance of early consort music and revived and edited much early music. Britten, Walton, and others composed works for him