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Lusatian

[loo-sey-shuh n]
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noun
  1. a native or inhabitant of Lusatia.
  2. Sorbian(def 2).
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adjective
  1. of or relating to Lusatia, its people, or their language.
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Origin of Lusatian

First recorded in 1545–55; Lusati(a) + -an
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Historical Examples

  • The Lusatian Wends hold that when a corpse chews its shroud or sucks its own breast, all its kin will soon follow it to the grave.

    Russian Fairy Tales

    W. R. S. Ralston

  • Laws relating to this district, after passing through the Saxon parliament must be submitted to the Lusatian diet at Bautzen.

  • He had 100,000 men among the Lusatian hills between Bautzen and Zittau.


British Dictionary definitions for lusatian

Lusatian

adjective
  1. of or relating to Lusatia, its people, or their language
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noun
  1. a native or inhabitant of Lusatia; a Sorb
  2. the Sorbian language
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