Anglo-Saxon

[ ang-gloh-sak-suh n ]
/ ˈæŋ gloʊˈsæk sən /
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Origin of Anglo-Saxon

1605–15; based on New Latin, Medieval Latin Anglo-Saxōnēs, Anglī Saxōnēs (plural); from 10th cent., collective name for WGmc-speaking people of Britain (compare Old English Angulseaxan); see Angle, Saxon
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Anglo-Saxon


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