Salian

Salian

[sey-lee-uhn, seyl-yuhn]
adjective
1.
of, pertaining to, or designating a Frankish people who lived in the region of the Rhine near the North Sea.
noun
2.
a Salian Frank.

Origin:
1605–15; < Late Latin Sali(ī) (plural) tribal name + -an

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Salian (ˈseɪlɪən)
 
adj
1.  denoting or relating to a group of Franks (the Salii) who settled in the Netherlands in the 4th century ad and later conquered large areas of Gaul, esp in the north
 
n
2.  a member of this group

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