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Anglo-Saxon

Definition

See Old English.

[n] English prior to about 1100
[n] a native or inhabitant of England prior to the Norman conquest
[n] 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'"; "this Anglo-Saxon view of things"
[adj] of or relating to the Anglo-Saxons or their language; "Anglo-Saxon poetry"; "The Anglo-Saxon population of Scotland"

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