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ˈdʒul yənJu·lian

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Julian, Julian the Apostate, Flavius Claudius Julianusadjective

    Roman Emperor and nephew of Constantine; he restored paganism as the official religion of the Roman Empire and destroyed Christian temples but his decision was reversed after his death (331?-363)

  2. Julianadjective

    of or relating to or characteristic of Julius Caesar

    "the Julian calendar"

Wiktionary

  1. Julianadjective

    of, or relating to Julius Caesar

  2. Juliannoun

    The Roman emperor Flavius Claudius Julianus or Julian the Apostate.

  3. Juliannoun

    derived, via Julianus from Julius

  4. Juliannoun

    derived from Juliana. It was popular in medieval England but today mostly appears in the form Gillian.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Julianadjective

    relating to, or derived from, Julius Caesar

  2. Etymology: [L. Julianus, fr. Julius. Cf. July, Gillian.]

Freebase

  1. Julian

    Julian, also known as Julian the Apostate, as well as Julian the Philosopher, was Roman Emperor from 361 to 363 and a noted philosopher and Greek writer. A member of the Constantinian dynasty, Constantius II made him Caesar over the western provinces in 355, where he campaigned successfully against the Alamanni and Franks. Most notable was his crushing victory over the Alamanni in 357 at the Battle of Argentoratum despite being outnumbered. In 360 in Lutetia he was acclaimed Augustus by his soldiers, sparking a civil war between Julian and Constantius. Before the two could face each other in battle, however, Constantius died, after naming Julian as his rightful successor. In 363, Julian embarked on an ambitious campaign against the Sassanid Empire. Though initially successful, Julian was mortally wounded in battle and died shortly thereafter. Julian was a man of unusually complex character: he was "the military commander, the theosophist, the social reformer, and the man of letters". He was the last non-Christian ruler of the Roman Empire, and it was his desire to bring the Empire back to its ancient Roman values in order to save it from dissolution. He purged the top-heavy state bureaucracy and attempted to revive traditional Roman religious practices at the cost of Christianity. His rejection of Christianity in favour of Neoplatonic paganism caused him to be called Julian the Apostate by the church. He was the last emperor of the Constantinian dynasty, the empire's first Christian dynasty.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Julian

    jōōl′yan, adj. pertaining to C. Julius Cæsar (B.C. 100-44).—Julian year (see Year).

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Julian in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Julian in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of Julian in a Sentence

  1. Giulio Ciccone:

    I know that the terrain will suit Julian Alaphilippe well and that six seconds is nothing, riding in the yellow jersey through France is such a special feeling and I could really enjoy it because the first 200 kilometres were taken at a slow pace.

  2. French Justice Minister Christiane Taubira:

    Julian Assange is not in a situation of immediate danger. Julian Assange is also under a European arrest warrant.

  3. Stella Moris:

    The life of my partner, Julian Assange, is at severe risk. He is on remand at HMP Belmarsh, and COVID-19 is spreading within its walls, julian needs to be released now. For him, for our family, and for the society we all want our children to grow up in.

  4. Huntington Park councilman Jhonny Pineda:

    I am proud to appoint both Julian and Francisco to the Parks and Recreation Commission and Health and Education Commission, respectively, huntington Park is a city of opportunity and a city of hope for all individuals regardless of socioeconomic status, race, creed, or in this case, citizenship. Both these gentlemen have accomplished a great deal for the city.

  5. Mark Jones:

    Julian Castro shouldn't be counted out completely, that said, his star is definitely not rising anymore, and the sun may be setting on the presidential ambitions of Julian Castro.

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