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Anglian

[ang-glee-uh n] /ˈæŋ gli ən/
adjective
1.
Also, Anglic. of or relating to the Angles or to East Anglia.
noun
2.
an Angle.
3.
the northern and central group of Old English dialects, spoken in Northumbria and Mercia.
Origin
1720-1730
1720-30; Angli(a) + -an
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British Dictionary definitions for Anglian

Anglian

/ˈæŋɡlɪən/
adjective
1.
of or relating to the Angles or to the Anglian dialects of Old English
noun
2.
the group of Old and Middle English dialects spoken in the Midlands and the north of England, divided into Mercian and Northumbrian See also Kentish, West Saxon
See also East Anglia
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Word Origin and History for Anglian
Anglian
"of the Angles," 1726; see Angle. The O.E. word was Englisc, but as this came to be used in ref. to the whole Gmc. people of Britain, a new word was wanted to describe this one branch of them.
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