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Armenian

[ahr-mee-nee-uh n, -meen-yuh n] /ɑrˈmi ni ən, -ˈmin yən/
adjective
1.
of or pertaining to Armenia, its inhabitants, or their language.
noun
2.
a native of Armenia.
3.
the language of the Armenians, an Indo-European language written in a distinctive script dating from the 5th century.
Abbreviation: Arm.
Origin
1710-1720
1710-20; Armeni(a) + -an
Related forms
pro-Armenian, adjective, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for Armenian

Armenian

/ɑːˈmiːnɪən/
noun
1.
a native or inhabitant of Armenia or an Armenian-speaking person elsewhere
2.
the language of the Armenians: an Indo-European language probably belonging to the Thraco-Phrygian branch, but containing many non-Indo-European elements
3.
an adherent of the Armenian Church or its doctrines
adjective
4.
of or relating to Armenia, its inhabitants, their language, or the Armenian Church
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Word Origin and History for Armenian
Armenian
1590s, from Armenia, place name traced to 521 C.E., but of uncertain origin.
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