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Anglo-Saxon

adjective uk   /ˌæŋ.ɡləʊˈsæk.sən/ us    /ˌæŋ.ɡloʊ-/
describes the people who lived in England from about AD 600 and their language and customsMiddle 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 customsRace and ethnicityRacial issues

Anglo-Saxon

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

Anglo-Saxon noun (PERSON)

[C] one of the Anglo-Saxon people
See also
Race and ethnicityRacial issues

Anglo-Saxon noun (LANGUAGE)

[U] the language of the Anglo-Saxon peopleLanguage names
(Definition of Anglo-Saxon from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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