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Georgian

[jawr-juh n] /ˈdʒɔr dʒən/
adjective
1.
of or relating to the period of British history from the accession of George I in 1714 to the death of George IV in 1830, or the four kings named George who reigned successively during this period.
2.
of or relating to the period of the reign of George V (1910–36) or to George V himself.
3.
of, noting, or designating the styles of architecture, furniture, and crafts current in England especially from 1714 to 1811.
4.
of or relating to the state of Georgia in the U.S.
5.
of or relating to the Georgian Republic.
noun
6.
a person, especially a writer, of either of the Georgian periods in England.
7.
the styles or character of either of the Georgian periods.
8.
a native or inhabitant of the state of Georgia in the U.S.
9.
a native or inhabitant of the Georgian Republic.
10.
the most important South Caucasian language, spoken principally in the Georgian Republic, and written in a distinctive script derived from the Aramaic alphabet.
Origin
Related forms
pre-Georgian, adjective
pseudo-Georgian, adjective, noun
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Georgian

/ˈdʒɔːdʒjən/
adjective
1.
of, characteristic of, or relating to any or all of the four kings who ruled Great Britain and Ireland from 1714 to 1830, or to their reigns
2.
of or relating to George V of Great Britain and Northern Ireland or his reign (1910–36): the Georgian poets
3.
of or relating to the republic of Georgia, its people, or their language
4.
of or relating to the American State of Georgia or its inhabitants
5.
in or imitative of the style prevalent in England during the 18th century (reigns of George I, II, and III); in architecture, dominated by the ideas of Palladio, and in furniture represented typically by the designs of Sheraton
noun
6.
the official language of Georgia, belonging to the South Caucasian family
7.
a native or inhabitant of Georgia
8.
an aboriginal inhabitant of the Caucasus
9.
a native or inhabitant of the American State of Georgia
10.
a person belonging to or imitating the styles of either of the Georgian periods in England
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Word Origin and History for pseudo-georgian

Georgian

adj.

1855, in reference to the reigns of the first four king Georges of England (1714-1830). C.1600 as "pertaining to Georgia" in the Caucasus; 1762 as "pertaining to Georgia" in North America; the noun in this sense is c.1400 (Caucasus), 1741 (North America).

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