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Anglo-Saxon

adjective uk   /ˌæŋ.ɡləʊˈsæk.sən/ us    /ˌæŋ.ɡloʊ-/
used to refer to the people who lived in England from about AD 600 and their language and customs used to describe modern societies that are based on or influenced by English customs

Anglo-Saxon

noun uk   /ˌæŋ.ɡləʊˈsæk.sən/ us    /ˌæŋ.ɡloʊ-/

Anglo-Saxon noun (PERSON)

[C] one of the Anglo-Saxon people
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Anglo-Saxon noun (LANGUAGE)

[U] the language of the Anglo-Saxon people
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