Alsatian [ al- sey-sh uhn ] SHOW IPA / ælˈseɪ ʃən / PHONETIC RESPELLING adjective of or relating to Alsace or its inhabitants. of or relating to Alsatia. noun a native or inhabitant of Alsace. a resident or native of Alsatia. Also called Alsatian dog . Chiefly British. German shepherd.
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Origin of Alsatian
1685–95; <Medieval Latin
) Alsace +
-an OTHER WORDS FROM Alsatian pro-Al·sa·tian, adjective, noun Words nearby Alsatian alright
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How to use Alsatian in a sentence
There are two new two-star restaurants on the list — chef Hélène Darroze’s Marsan in Paris and
Alsatian restaurant La Merise, run by Cédric Deckert — but it’s the one-star category that offers the most variety.
The hotel-keeper, a stout
Alsatian, was a talkative person, and told Walter nearly all he wished to know.
This comes of
Alsatian frolics—God keep us with his grace, and not give us over to our own devices!
The orderly returned with Weber, the two coming from one of the narrow aisles, and John rose impulsively to meet the
Alsatian shook hands with John and disappeared in the cut which led a long distance from the front.
He lifted the candle high above his head and looked around the lobby, but there was no sign of the
Alsatian. British Dictionary definitions for Alsatian noun Officially called: German shepherd, German shepherd dog a large wolflike breed of dog often used as a guard or guide dog and by the police a native or inhabitant of Alsace (in the 17th century) a criminal or debtor who took refuge in the Whitefriars area of London adjective of or relating to Alsace or its inhabitants
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