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Jul·ian

 (jo͞ol′yən) Originally Flavius Claudius Julianus. Known as "Julian the Apostate." ad 331?-363.
Emperor of Rome (361-363) who attempted to replace Christianity with paganism as the dominant religion.

Julian

(ˈdʒuːljən; -lɪən)
n
(Biography) known as Julian the Apostate; Latin name Flavius Claudius Julianus. 331–363 ad, Roman emperor (361–363), who attempted to revive paganism in the Roman empire while remaining tolerant to Christians and Jews

Julian

(ˈdʒuːljən; -lɪən)
adj
1. (Historical Terms) of or relating to Julius Caesar
2. (Historical Terms) denoting or relating to the Julian calendar

Jul•ian1

(ˈdʒul yən)

n.
(Flavius Claudius Julianus) ( “the Apostate” ) A.D. 331–363, Roman emperor 361–363.

Jul•ian2

(ˈdʒul yən)

adj.
of or pertaining to Julius Caesar.
[1585–95; < Latin Jūliānus=Jūli(us) Julius (Caesar) + -ānus -an1]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Julian - Roman Emperor and nephew of Constantine; he restored paganism as the official religion of the Roman Empire and destroyed Christian temples but his decision was reversed after his death (331?-363)
Adj.1.Julian - of or relating to or characteristic of Julius Caesar; "the Julian calendar"
Translations
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Julian

[ˈdʒuːlɪən] NJuliano, Julián

Julian

nJulian m
adj Julian calendarjulianischer Kalender
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Two men were still living who had witnessed the grim catastrophe of nearly half a century before--Marie Couttet (saved by his baton) and Julien Davouassoux (saved by the barometer).
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He drew in his breath as he turned helplessly over the pages of Beal and Stanislas Julien.
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