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
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