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
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