Mongolian

[mong-goh-lee-uhn, mon-]
adjective
1.
pertaining to Mongolia.
2.
of or pertaining to the Mongol people of inner Asia.
3.
Anthropology, Mongoloid.
4.
of or pertaining to Mongolian, a branch of the Altaic languages.
noun
5.
a native or inhabitant of the Mongolian People's Republic.
6.
a native or inhabitant of Inner Mongolia.
7.
Also, Mongolic. a group of languages including Buriat and Khalkha and constituting a branch of Altaic.
8.
any of the languages of this branch, especially Khalkha.
9.
a member of the Mongoloid peoples of Asia.

Origin:
1730–40; Mongoli(a) + -an

non-Mongolian, adjective, noun
pre-Mongolian, adjective
pseudo-Mongolian, adjective, noun
trans-Mongolian, adjective
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mongolian (mɒŋˈɡəʊlɪən)
 
adj
offensive (not in technical use) of, relating to, or affected by Down's syndrome

Mongolian (mɒŋˈɡəʊlɪən)
 
adj
1.  of or relating to Mongolia, its people, or their language
 
n
2.  a native of Mongolia
3.  See Khalkha the language of Mongolia

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Mongolian Mon·go·li·an or mon·go·li·an (mŏng-gō'lē-ən, -gōl'yən, mŏn-)
adj.
Relating to down syndrome. No longer in technical use. Now considered offensive.

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