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Lusatian

[loo-sey-shuh n]
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noun
  1. a native or inhabitant of Lusatia.
  2. Sorbian(def 2).
adjective
  1. of or relating to Lusatia, its people, or their language.

Origin of Lusatian

First recorded in 1545–55; Lusati(a) + -an
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Examples from the Web for lusatian

Historical Examples

  • The Lusatian Wends hold that when a corpse chews its shroud or sucks its own breast, all its kin will soon follow it to the grave.

    Russian Fairy Tales

    W. R. S. Ralston

  • Laws relating to this district, after passing through the Saxon parliament must be submitted to the Lusatian diet at Bautzen.

  • He had 100,000 men among the Lusatian hills between Bautzen and Zittau.


British Dictionary definitions for lusatian

Lusatian

adjective
  1. of or relating to Lusatia, its people, or their language
noun
  1. a native or inhabitant of Lusatia; a Sorb
  2. the Sorbian language
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