Georgian

[jawr-juh n]
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adjective

noun


Origin of Georgian

Related formspre-Geor·gian, adjectivepseu·do-Geor·gian, adjective, noun
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Examples from the Web for georgian

Contemporary Examples of georgian

Historical Examples of georgian

  • Caricature, by the way, is a branch of Georgian Art which M. Rouquet neglects.

  • The fair Georgian jostled the ebony form of the merchant of Dongola or Sennaar.

    Alroy

    Benjamin Disraeli

  • She is a Georgian, I suppose, and bears the palm from all of us.

    Tancred

    Benjamin Disraeli

  • It was spring of 1649 before the warriors reached Georgian Bay.

  • The brave Georgian went through the village from one end to the other.

    Stories Of Georgia

    Joel Chandler Harris


British Dictionary definitions for georgian

Georgian

adjective

of, characteristic of, or relating to any or all of the four kings who ruled Great Britain and Ireland from 1714 to 1830, or to their reigns
of or relating to George V of Great Britain and Northern Ireland or his reign (1910–36)the Georgian poets
of or relating to the republic of Georgia, its people, or their language
of or relating to the American State of Georgia or its inhabitants
in or imitative of the style prevalent in England during the 18th century (reigns of George I, II, and III); in architecture, dominated by the ideas of Palladio, and in furniture represented typically by the designs of Sheraton

noun

the official language of Georgia, belonging to the South Caucasian family
a native or inhabitant of Georgia
an aboriginal inhabitant of the Caucasus
a native or inhabitant of the American State of Georgia
a person belonging to or imitating the styles of either of the Georgian periods in England
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Word Origin and History for georgian

Georgian

adj.

1855, in reference to the reigns of the first four king Georges of England (1714-1830). C.1600 as "pertaining to Georgia" in the Caucasus; 1762 as "pertaining to Georgia" in North America; the noun in this sense is c.1400 (Caucasus), 1741 (North America).

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