HyperDic: saxon

English > 2 senses of the word Saxon:
NOUNperson Saxona member of a Germanic people who conquered England and merged with the Angles and Jutes to become Anglo-Saxons
ADJECTIVEpertSaxonof or relating to or characteristic of the early Saxons or Anglo-Saxons and their descendents (especially the English or Lowland Scots) and their language
Saxon > pronunciation
Soundssae'ksahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > Saxon: 2 senses > adjective 1, pert
MeaningOf or relating to or characteristic of the early Saxons or Anglo-Saxons and their descendents (especially the English or Lowland Scots) and their language.
RegionEnglandA division of the United Kingdom
Spanishsajón
Catalansaxó
NounsSaxona member of a Germanic people who conquered England and merged with the Angles and Jutes to become Anglo-Saxons
English > Saxon: 2 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA member of a Germanic people who conquered England and merged with the Angles and Jutes to become Anglo-Saxons; dominant in England until the Norman Conquest.
InstancesAthelstanThe first Saxon ruler who extended his kingdom to include nearly all of England (895-939)
NarrowerWest SaxonAn inhabitant of Wessex
BroaderEuropeanA native or inhabitant of Europe
Spanishsajón
Catalansajón, saxó, saxona
AdjectivesSaxonof or relating to or characteristic of the early Saxons or Anglo-Saxons and their descendents (especially the English or Lowland Scots) and their language

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