[ an-juh-vin ]
/ ˈæn dʒə vɪn /
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of or relating to Anjou or its inhabitants.
relating to the counts of Anjou or their descendants, especially those who ruled in England, or to the period during which they ruled.
an inhabitant of Anjou.
a member of an Angevin royal house, especially that of the Plantagenets in England.
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Also An·ge·vine [an-juh-vin, -vahyn]. /ˈæn dʒə vɪn, -ˌvaɪn/.
Words nearby Angevin
anger, angerly, anger management, Angerona, Angers, Angevin, angi-, Angie, angina, anginal, angina pectoris
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How to use Angevin in a sentence
He passed the night banqueting with the duke and the Angevin gentlemen, then in dancing with the Angevin ladies.Chicot the Jester|Alexandre Dumas, Pere
Justin had written to him, and then had been incidentally renforced by the assistance of Mr. Angevin L. Cater.The Wayfarers|Mary Stewart Cutting
Fulk himself died in 1142, but he left sons who succeeded him, so that the Angevin rule in the East did not end with his death.
Is it not, as we have shown in the discussion of the Angevin allusions, distinctly against such a conclusion?
In England royal power was strong; the size of the Angevin empire was vast, and the succession assured.
British Dictionary definitions for Angevin
/ (ˈændʒɪvɪn) /
a native or inhabitant of Anjou
history a member of the Plantagenet royal line descended from Geoffrey, Count of Anjou, esp one of the kings of England from Henry II to John (1154–1216)
of or relating to Anjou or its inhabitants
of or relating to the Plantagenet kings of England between 1154 and 1216
Word Origin for Angevin
from French, from medieval Latin Andegavinus, from Andegavum, Angers capital of Anjou
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