[ ang-glee-uh n ]
/ ˈæŋ gli ən /


Also Anglic. of or relating to the Angles or to East Anglia.


an Angle.
the northern and central group of Old English dialects, spoken in Northumbria and Mercia.


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Origin of Anglian

First recorded in 1720–30; Angli(a) + -an Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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British Dictionary definitions for anglian

/ (ˈæŋɡlɪən) /


of or relating to the Angles or to the Anglian dialects of Old English


the group of Old and Middle English dialects spoken in the Midlands and the north of England, divided into Mercian and NorthumbrianSee also Kentish, West Saxon
See also East Anglia
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