Definitions for Anglo-Saxonˈæŋ gloʊˈsæk sən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Anglo-Saxon(noun)

    a native or inhabitant of England prior to the Norman Conquest

  2. Anglo-Saxon(noun)

    a person of Anglo-Saxon (especially British) descent whose native tongue is English and whose culture is strongly influenced by English culture as in WASP for `White Anglo-Saxon Protestant'

    "in the ninth century the Vikings began raiding the Anglo-Saxons in Britain"; "his ancestors were not just British, they were Anglo-Saxons"

  3. Old English, Anglo-Saxon(adj)

    English prior to about 1100

  4. Anglo-Saxon(adj)

    of or relating to the Anglo-Saxons or their language

    "Anglo-Saxon poetry"; "The Anglo-Saxon population of Scotland"

Wiktionary

  1. Anglo-Saxon(Noun)

    Germanic peoples inhabiting medieval England.

  2. Anglo-Saxon(Noun)

    A person of British or North European descent.

  3. Anglo-Saxon(Adjective)

    Related to the Anglo-Saxon peoples or language.

  4. Anglo-Saxon(Adjective)

    Related to nations which speak primarily English; especially United Kingdom, United States, Canada, Australia.

  5. Anglo-Saxon(ProperNoun)

    The inflected ancestor language of modern English, also called Old English, spoken in Britain from about 400 AD to 1100 AD.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Anglo-Saxon(noun)

    a Saxon of Britain, that is, an English Saxon, or one the Saxons who settled in England, as distinguished from a continental (or "Old") Saxon

  2. Anglo-Saxon(noun)

    the Teutonic people (Angles, Saxons, Jutes) of England, or the English people, collectively, before the Norman Conquest

  3. Anglo-Saxon(noun)

    the language of the English people before the Conquest (sometimes called Old English). See Saxon

  4. Anglo-Saxon(noun)

    one of the race or people who claim descent from the Saxons, Angles, or other Teutonic tribes who settled in England; a person of English descent in its broadest sense

  5. Anglo-Saxon(adj)

    of or pertaining to the Anglo-Saxons or their language

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Anglo-Saxon

    the name usually assigned to the early inflected form of the English language.

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Salvador de Madaringa:

    The Anglo-Saxon conscience doesn't keep you from doing anything. It just keeps you from enjoying it.

  2. Dirk Graber:

    In the last 12 months the appetite for late-stage companies in Germany by Anglo-Saxon investors has increased significantly.

  3. William Jennings Bryan:

    Anglo-Saxon civilization has taught the individual to protect his own rights American civilization will teach him to respect the rights of others.

  4. William Jennings Bryan:

    Anglo-Saxon civilization has taught the individual to protect his own rights; American civilization will teach him to respect the rights of others.

  5. Piara Powar:

    There's a strand of male culture you see in the UK, and to some extent other Anglo Saxon societies, prevalent among 20, 30 and even 40-year-olds, which is : you go abroad, you drink a fair amount, you sing songs and engage in banter, and pick on someone who is different to you, there's this pervasive sexism and racism. The idea that' anyone who isn't like us, we're going to sing about them and insult them and it's part of the lad's day out.'.

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