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.
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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
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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]
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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
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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
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

Alsatian

[ælˈseɪʃən]
n
(= person from Alsace) → Alsacien(ne) m/f
(British) (= German shepherd) → berger m allemand
adj (= from Alsace) → alsacien(ne), d'Alsace
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

Alsatian

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

alsatian

n (Brit: also alsatian dog) → (Deutscher) Schäferhund
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

Alsatian

[ælˈseɪʃn]
1. n
a. (Brit) (dog) → pastore m tedesco, (cane m) lupo
b. (person) → alsaziano/a
2. adjalsaziano/a
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
References in classic literature ?
The French dragoon was a young Alsatian who spoke French with a German accent.
"But don't hurt my little horse!" said the Alsatian good-naturedly to Rostov when the animal was handed over to the hussar.
Lady Granet was an Alsatian. He was to have gone out with the polo team, you know, to America, but broke a rib just as they were making the selection.
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. However, amidst all the prisoner's efforts to elude a systematic examination, Raoul had recognized his natural accent.
Valentin had then fired aside and the young Alsatian had done effective execution.
Schomberg, a brawny, hairy Alsatian, and an awful gossip, assured me that it was all right.
A DEFENCELESS shih tzu was savagely attacked by an Alsatian - leaving its owner with a hefty PS600 vets bill.
There, one can cycle along quiet vineyard roads through villages of half-timbered houses, medieval castles and ancient stone churches while embracing the unique Alsatian culture, which stands distinct from its French neighbors.
Becky Abrey filmed a cat "the size of an Alsatian" lurking in a field by a beach.
And I am so happy he did because one bite gave me a turnaround in perception on Alsatian cuisine.
Robberds, 31, of Louise Court, Victoria Road, Acocks Green, claimed he was protecting the nineyear-old terrier from "being mauled" by an Alsatian following an altercation with a group outside his neighbour's first-floor flat.