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English definition of “Anglo-Saxon”

Anglo-Saxon

adjective     /ˌæŋ.ɡləʊˈsæk.sən/ US  /ˌæŋ.ɡloʊ-/
describes the people who lived in England from about AD 600 and their language and customs Middle Ages (medieval Period) 501-1500Names of groups of people who lived in the pastNationalities describes modern societies that are based on or influenced by English customs Race and ethnicityRacial issues
(Definition of Anglo-Saxon adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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