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Magyar

[ mag-yahr, mahg-; Hungarian mo-dyor ]
/ ˈmæg yɑr, ˈmɑg-; Hungarian ˈmɒ dyɒr /
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noun
a member of the ethnic group, of Finno-Ugric descent, that constitutes the majority of the population of Hungary.
adjective
of or relating to the Magyars or their language; Hungarian.
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Origin of Magyar

First recorded in 1790–1800; from Hungarian; the name of the most prominent of the seven original seminomadic tribes

OTHER WORDS FROM Magyar

non-Mag·yar, noun, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for Magyar

Magyar
/ (ˈmæɡjɑː) /

noun
plural -yars a member of the predominant ethnic group of Hungary, also found in NW Siberia
the Hungarian language
adjective
of or relating to the Magyars or their language
sewing of or relating to a style of sleeve cut in one piece with the bodice
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