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Webster Dictionary

  1. Angles

    an ancient Low German tribe, that settled in Britain, which came to be called Engla-land (Angleland or England). The Angles probably came from the district of Angeln (now within the limits of Schleswig), and the country now Lower Hanover, etc

  2. Origin: [L. Angli. See Anglican.]


  1. Angles

    The Angles were one of the main Germanic peoples who settled in Britain in the post-Roman period. They founded several of the kingdoms of Anglo-Saxon England, and their name is the root of the name England. The name comes from the district of Angeln, an area located on the Baltic shore of what is now Schleswig-Holstein in Germany.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Angles

    ang′glz, n.pl. the Low German stock that settled in Northumbria, Mercia, and East Anglia.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Angles

    a German tribe from Sleswig who invaded Britain in the 5th century and gave name to England.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. angles

    An ancient German tribe from which England derives its name. They occupied a narrow district in the south of Sleswick, whence some of them passed over in the 5th century, in conjunction with other Saxon tribes, into Britain, where they conquered the native Britons, and established the Anglo-Saxon Heptarchy. See Heptarchy.

Editors Contribution

  1. angles

    Plural noun and verb form of the word angle.

    The ruler was at right angles to the margin on the document if you needed to move or change it.

    Submitted by MC Harmonious on July 14, 2016  

Anagrams for angles »

  1. gleans

  2. angels

How to pronounce angles?

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How to say angles in sign language?

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of angles in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of angles in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of angles in a Sentence

  1. Neil Simon, in Playboy, Feb. 1979:

    There are two million interesting people in New York and only seventy-eight in Los Angles.

  2. David Waldrep:

    We have a 500-pound slab of granite that’s been cut at two different angles, water runs up and down it 24/7.

  3. Matthew Henman:

    The group is resorting more and more to mass-casualty violence as it comes under heavy pressure from multiple angles.

  4. Jazz Singh:

    You can almost see it instantly if there’s a questionable call and you can get four different camera angles as well.

  5. Navneet Marwah:

    Prima facie, there seems to be no problem, but we are going to investigate once again. There are a few different angles now.

Images & Illustrations of angles

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