Lancastrian

[ lang-kas-tree-uhn ]

adjective
  1. of or relating to the royal family of Lancaster.

noun
  1. an adherent or member of the house of Lancaster, especially in the Wars of the Roses.

  2. a native or resident of Lancashire or Lancaster.

Origin of Lancastrian

1
First recorded in 1800–10; Lancast(e)r + -ian

Words Nearby Lancastrian

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British Dictionary definitions for Lancastrian

Lancastrian

/ (læŋˈkæstrɪən) /


noun
  1. a native or resident of Lancashire or Lancaster

  2. an adherent of the house of Lancaster in the Wars of the Roses: Compare Yorkist

adjective
  1. of or relating to Lancashire or Lancaster

  2. of or relating to the house of Lancaster

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