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Ugrian

[oo-gree-uh n, yoo-]
adjective
  1. denoting or pertaining to an ethnological group including the Magyars and related peoples of western Siberia.
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noun
  1. a member of any of the Ugrian peoples.
  2. Ugric.
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Examples from the Web for ugrian

Historical Examples

  • We know why the Majiars stand separate from the other Ugrian nations.

    Man and His Migrations

    R. G. (Robert Gordon) Latham

  • The term Finn is known to no Ugrian, but to their Gothic neighbours only.

  • Hence, the Ugrian has been displaced, or encroached upon by others.

  • But as these belong to Asia, it is sufficient to say that they are Ugrian.

    The Ethnology of Europe

    Robert Gordon Latham

  • The name Rhox-olani, occurring in Strabo, has long been considered Ugrian.

    The Ethnology of Europe

    Robert Gordon Latham


British Dictionary definitions for ugrian

Ugrian

adjective
  1. of or relating to a light-haired subdivision of the Turanian people, who include the Samoyeds, Voguls, Ostyaks, and Magyars
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noun
  1. a member of this group of peoples
  2. another word for Ugric
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Word Origin

C19: from Old Russian Ugre Hungarians
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