What does uhlan mean?

Definitions for uhlanˈu lɑn, ˈyu lən

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word uhlan.


  1. uhlan(Noun)

    A lancer, a soldier armed with a lance in a former light cavalry unit of the Polish, Prussian, Austrian, and Russian armies.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Uhlan(noun)

    one of a certain description of militia among the Tartars

  2. Uhlan(noun)

    one of a kind of light cavalry of Tartaric origin, first introduced into European armies in Poland. They are armed with lances, pistols, and sabers, and are employed chiefly as skirmishers


  1. Uhlan

    Uhlans were Polish light cavalry armed with lances, sabres and pistols. The title was later used by lancer regiments in the Russian, Prussian, and Austrian armies. Uhlans typically wore a double-breasted jacket with a coloured panel at the front, a coloured sash, and a square-topped Polish lancer cap also spelt 'chapka,' chapska and schapska. This cap or cavalry helmet was derived from a traditional design of Polish cap, made more formal and stylised for military use. Their lances usually had small, swallow-tailed flags just below the spearhead.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Uhlan

    ū′lan, n. one of a kind of light cavalry for outpost duty, &c., armed with a lance, famous esp. in the Prussian army. [Polish ulan, orig. a light Tartar horseman—Turk, oglān, a young man.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of uhlan in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of uhlan in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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