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Of or relating to East Anglia or to the Angles.
1. An Angle.
2. The Old English dialects of Mercia and Northumbria.
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(Historical Terms) of or relating to the Angles or to the Anglian dialects of Old English
(Languages) the group of Old and Middle English dialects spoken in the Midlands and the north of England, divided into Mercian and Northumbrian. See also Kentish, West Saxon
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(ˈæŋ gli ən)

1. the Northumbrian and Mercian dialects of Old English collectively.
2. of or pertaining to the Angles or Anglian.
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Noun1.Anglian - one of the major dialects of Old English
Old English, Anglo-Saxon - English prior to about 1100
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References in classic literature ?
When the inevitable clash for supremacy came, the king of the then-dominant Anglian kingdom, Northumbria, made choice of the Roman as against the Irish Church, a choice which proved decisive for the entire island.
This was in the Northern, Anglian, kingdom of Northumbria (Yorkshire and Southern Scotland), which, as we have already said, had then won the political supremacy, and whose monasteries and capital city, York, thanks to the Irish missionaries, had become the chief centers of learning and culture in Western Christian Europe.
That heap of stones brings us at once to the dawn of the Anglian kingdom.
Now that Sir John Hawkwood hath gone with the East Anglian lads and the Nottingham woodmen into the service of the Marquis of Montferrat to fight against the Lord of Milan, there are but ten score of us left, yet I trust that I may be able to bring some back with me to fill the ranks of the White Company.
Inland the little wintry gardens faded into a confused grey copse; beyond that, in the distance, were long low barns of a lonely farmhouse, and beyond that nothing but the long East Anglian plains.
Anglian claims it has received angry telephone calls from customers asking why their details had been given to their competitor, whose TV advertising campaign is fronted by former Coronation Street character Reg Holdsworth.
The Franco-British consortium created by Vivendi and Anglian Water, has been selected for the privatisation of 66% of the Prague water and sewers operator (PVK), according to a spokesman for the National Holdings Fund FNM.
Release date- 05082019 - Anglian Water will begin the installation of a brand new water main in Scunthorpe this month, Monday 19 August, to support the growth of the new Lincolnshire Lakes development.
Jersey-based investment company 3i Infrastructure plc (LSE: 3IN) has agreed to sell its stake in UK-based Anglian Water Group, the parent company of Anglian Water, the company said.
M2 EQUITYBITES-December 29, 2017-3i Infrastructure sells Anglian Water Group Stake
NEWINN SHADOW was quickest of the SunBets East Anglian Derby hopefuls to trial over the competition 462m course before racing at Yarmouth on Saturday, writes Jonathan Kay.