Alsatian


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Al·sa·tian

 (ăl-sā′shən)
adj.
Of or relating to Alsace or to its inhabitants or culture.
n.
1.
a. A native or inhabitant of Alsace.
b. A person of Alsatian ancestry.
2. Chiefly British A German shepherd.

Alsatian

(ælˈseɪʃən)
n
1. (Breeds) Officially called: German shepherd or German shepherd dog a large wolflike breed of dog often used as a guard or guide dog and by the police
2. (Placename) a native or inhabitant of Alsace
3. (Historical Terms) (in the 17th century) a criminal or debtor who took refuge in the Whitefriars area of London
adj
(Placename) of or relating to Alsace or its inhabitants

Al•sa•tian

(ælˈseɪ ʃən)

adj.
1. of or pertaining to Alsace or its inhabitants.
n.
2. a native or inhabitant of Alsace.
3. Chiefly Brit. German shepherd.
[1685–95; < Medieval Latin Alsati(a) Alsace + -an1]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Alsatian - a native or inhabitant of Alsace
denizen, dweller, habitant, inhabitant, indweller - a person who inhabits a particular place
2.Alsatian - breed of large shepherd dogs used in police work and as a guide for the blindalsatian - breed of large shepherd dogs used in police work and as a guide for the blind
sheep dog, sheepdog, shepherd dog - any of various usually long-haired breeds of dog reared to herd and guard sheep
Adj.1.Alsatian - of or relating to or characteristic of Alsace or its inhabitantsAlsatian - of or relating to or characteristic of Alsace or its inhabitants
Translations
alzaški

Alsatian

[ælˈseɪʃən]
A. ADJalsaciano
B. N
1. (= person) → alsaciano/a m/f
2. (Brit) (also Alsatian dog) → (perro m) pastor m alemán, perro m lobo

Alsatian

[ælˈseɪʃən]
n
(= person from Alsace) → Alsacien(ne) m/f
(British) (= German shepherd) → berger m allemand
adj (= from Alsace) → alsacien(ne), d'Alsace

Alsatian

adjelsässisch; the Alsatian peopledie Elsässer pl
n (= dialect)Elsässisch nt

alsatian

n (Brit: also alsatian dog) → (Deutscher) Schäferhund

Alsatian

[ælˈseɪʃn]
1. n
a. (Brit) (dog) → pastore m tedesco, (cane m) lupo
b. (person) → alsaziano/a
2. adjalsaziano/a
References in classic literature ?
The prisoner did not understand, or seemed not to understand, what Raoul said to him; and Raoul could hardly understand his replies, containing a mixture of Flemish and Alsatian.
Valentin had then fired aside and the young Alsatian had done effective execution.
The French dragoon was a young Alsatian who spoke French with a German accent.
said the Alsatian good-naturedly to Rostov when the animal was handed over to the hussar.
Schomberg, a brawny, hairy Alsatian, and an awful gossip, assured me that it was all right.
As part of a drive to promote European integration, around 250 ecoles paritaires, or bilingual schools, have been set up since the early 1990s, schools in which subjects are taught not in French alongside Alsatian but in French alongside High German.
Wine list: Starting 60-bottle global, vintage-dated list has wide range ($20 to $265) in prices, varietals and styles with offerings from an Alsatian gewurztraminer to a Spanish tempranillo.
Marche's tasting is of Alsatian wines and the Sundance tasting is of white and red Burgundies from the heralded 2002 vintage.
Most capable among the early editors was the Alsatian humanist Beatus Rhenanus who moved to Basel in 1511 to participate in the printing of Erasmus's works and in the publication of classical authors, among them Tacitus, whose opera omnia edition was brought out by Froben in 1519.
For an ALSATIAN CAPE CODDER, fill a tall glass with ice cubes, pour in 1 1/2 ounces of framboise eau-de-vie, 3 ounces cranberry juice and the juice of half an orange or lime.
Jacques traces his culinary roots to his father Chef Francois Haeringer who opened Chez Francois, an Alsatian restaurant in Washington, D.
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