What does Anglo-Saxon mean?

Definitions for Anglo-Saxonˈæŋ gloʊˈsæk sən

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Anglo-Saxon.

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"


  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.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Anglo-Saxon in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Anglo-Saxon in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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. Peter Joustra:

    The steel industry asks for a long-term orientation - high investments and long construction time for new installations - which does not fit in with the Anglo-Saxon model of the London financial elite.

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