Harrovian

[ huh-roh-vee-uhn ]
/ həˈroʊ vi ən /

adjective

of or relating to Harrow.

noun

a pupil or former pupil of Harrow.

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Origin of Harrovian

1860–65; <New Latin Harrovi(a) Harrow + -an
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British Dictionary definitions for Harrovian

Harrovian
/ (həˈrəʊvɪən) /

noun

a person educated at Harrow School

adjective

of or concerning Harrow

Word Origin for Harrovian

C19: from New Latin Harrōvia Harrow + -an
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