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noun, plural Man·sis, (especially collectively) Man·si for 1.
  1. a member of a Uralic people now living in scattered settlements along western tributaries of the Ob River in Siberia, and known from historical records to have lived in northern European Russia.
  2. the Ugric language of the Mansi, consisting of several highly divergent dialects.
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Also called Vogul.
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Examples from the Web for mansi

Historical Examples

  • See provisions of the decrees of the Council of Toulouse , in Mansi, vol.

    Medival Heresy and the Inquisition

    A. S. Turberville

  • Mansi concluded that it was written at the end of the twelfth or the beginning of the thirteenth century.