a native or inhabitant of England prior to the Norman Conquest
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"
Old English, Anglo-Saxon(adj)
English prior to about 1100
of or relating to the Anglo-Saxons or their language
"Anglo-Saxon poetry"; "The Anglo-Saxon population of Scotland"
Germanic peoples inhabiting medieval England.
A person of British or North European descent.
Related to the Anglo-Saxon peoples or language.
Related to nations which speak primarily English; especially United Kingdom, United States, Canada, Australia.
The inflected ancestor language of modern English, also called Old English, spoken in Britain from about 400 AD to 1100 AD.
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
the Teutonic people (Angles, Saxons, Jutes) of England, or the English people, collectively, before the Norman Conquest
the language of the English people before the Conquest (sometimes called Old English). See Saxon
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
of or pertaining to the Anglo-Saxons or their language
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
the name usually assigned to the early inflected form of the English language.
The numerical value of Anglo-Saxon in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of Anglo-Saxon in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
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The Anglo-Saxon conscience doesn't keep you from doing anything. It just keeps you from enjoying it.
In the last 12 months the appetite for late-stage companies in Germany by Anglo-Saxon investors has increased significantly.
Anglo-Saxon civilization has taught the individual to protect his own rights American civilization will teach him to respect the rights of others.
Anglo-Saxon civilization has taught the individual to protect his own rights; American civilization will teach him to respect the rights of others.
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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