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Livonia

[li-voh-nee-uh]
noun
  1. a former Russian province on the Baltic: now part of Latvia and Estonia.
  2. a city in SE Michigan, near Detroit.
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Related formsLi·vo·ni·an, adjective, noun
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Examples from the Web for livonian

Historical Examples of livonian

  • A similar one is in the Livonian collection of the British Museum.

    Ancient Armour and Weapons in Europe

    John Hewitt

  • It is known as Livish or Livonian and is allied to Esthonian.

  • He again approached the young Livonian, and holding out his hand: "Sister," said he.

    Michael Strogoff

    Jules Verne

  • Michael Strogoff and the young Livonian had taken a passage on board the Caucasus.

    Michael Strogoff

    Jules Verne

  • The remembrance of the young Livonian girl suddenly rushed into his mind.

    Michael Strogoff

    Jules Verne


British Dictionary definitions for livonian

Livonian

adjective
  1. of or relating to Livonia, a former Russian Baltic province, or its inhabitants
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noun
  1. a native or inhabitant of Livonia
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Livonia

noun
  1. a former Russian province on the Baltic, north of Lithuania: became Russian in 1721; divided between Estonia and Latvia in 1918
  2. a city in SE Michigan, west of Detroit. Pop: 99 487 (2003 est)
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