Avar

Avar

[ah-vahr]
noun
a member of a people, probably originating in Asia, who settled in Dacia a.d. c555, later occupied Pannonia, and invaded other parts of central and eastern Europe before their decline in the 9th century.
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Avar (ˈeɪvɑː, ˈævɑː)
 
n
1.  a member of a people of unknown origin in E Europe from the 6th to the early 9th century ad: crushed by Charlemagne around 800
2.  a member of a people of the Caucasas
3.  the language of this people, belonging to the North-East Caucasian family

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