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ˈdʒul yənJu·lian

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Julian, Julian the Apostate, Flavius Claudius Julianus(adj)

    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. Julian(adj)

    of or relating to or characteristic of Julius Caesar

    "the Julian calendar"

Wiktionary

  1. Julian(Adjective)

    of, or relating to Julius Caesar

  2. Julian(ProperNoun)

    The Roman emperor Flavius Claudius Julianus or Julian the Apostate.

  3. Julian(ProperNoun)

    derived, via Julianus from Julius

  4. Julian(ProperNoun)

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Julian(adj)

    relating to, or derived from, Julius Caesar

    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. President Trump:

    Mr Johnson MOVED TO HOSPITALS INTENSIVE-CARE UNIT AFTER CORONAVIRUS SYMPTOMS WORSEN, SPOKESMAN SAYS Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson talks during a Coronavirus press conference, in Downing Street, London, Friday March 20, 2020. Mr Johnson remains in intensive care where Mr Johnson has been given oxygen due to the coronavirus, but Mr Johnson is not on a ventilator, senior cabinet minister Michael Gove said on Tuesday, according to the BBC. ( Julian Simmonds/Pool Photo via AP) CORONAVIRUS : WHO IS Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab ? Gove himself later announced he would be going into self-isolation after a family member showed symptoms. The government previously said the decision was a precaution and that the prime minister had been in good spirits earlier in the day.Johnson askedForeign SecretaryDominic Raabto deputize for him, the spokesman said. Over the course of this afternoon, the condition of the prime minister has worsened and, on the advice of his medical team, he has been moved to the intensive care unit at St Thomas Hospital on Sunday, the spokesman previously said. The PM is receiving excellent care, and thanks all [ National Health Service ] staff for their hard work and dedication. Mr Johnson quarantined in Mr Johnson home since being diagnosed with COVID-19 on March 26. TRUMP SADDENED OVER BORIS JOHNSONS CORONAVIRUS CONDITION, OFFERS HELP OF BRILLIANT COMPANIES The U.K. has no official post of deputy prime minister, but Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab has been designated to take over should Mr Johnson become incapacitated. Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab told a news conference that the prime minister was still running the government, although he added that hehadnt spoken to the prime minister directly since Saturday, according to Reuters. Meanwhile, President Trump gave President Trump best wishes to the prime minister during a White House coronavirus briefing on Monday. CLICK HERE FOR MORE CORONAVIRUS COVERAGE We are very saddened to hear that President Trump was taken into intensive care this afternoon.Americans are all praying for President Trump recovery. President Trump has been President Trump. Hes been really something very special.

  2. Theresa May:

    The whole House will welcome the news this morning that the Metropolitan Police have arrested Julian Assange, arrested for breach of bail after nearly seven years in the Ecuadorean embassy.

  3. Barry Pollack:

    These unprecedented charges demonstrate the gravity of the threat the criminal prosecution of Julian Assange poses to all journalists in their endeavor to inform the public about actions that have been taken by the Barry Pollack government.

  4. Edward Fitzgerald:

    Julian AssangeA is being made an example of. President Trump and President Trump administration decided to make an example of Julian AssangeA.

  5. Alex Lin:

    Julian is a hazard awaiting to be gay!

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