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1. A member of one of the Germanic peoples, the Angles, the Saxons, and the Jutes, who settled in Britain in the fifth and sixth centuries.
2. Any of the descendants of the Anglo-Saxons, who were dominant in England until the Norman Conquest of 1066.
3. See Old English.
4. A person of English ancestry.
Of, relating to, or characteristic of Anglo-Saxons, their descendants, or their language or culture; English.
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1. (Historical Terms) a member of any of the West Germanic tribes (Angles, Saxons, and Jutes) that settled in Britain from the 5th century ad and were dominant until the Norman conquest
2. (Languages) the language of these tribes. See Old English
3. any White person whose native language is English and whose cultural affiliations are those common to Britain and the US
4. informal plain blunt English, esp English containing taboo words
5. (Linguistics) forming part of the Germanic element in Modern English: 'forget' is an Anglo-Saxon word.
6. (Peoples) of or relating to the Anglo-Saxons or the Old English language
7. (Languages) of or relating to the Anglo-Saxons or the Old English language
8. of or relating to the White Protestant culture of Britain, Australia, and the US
9. informal (of English speech or writing) plain and blunt
10. of or relating to Britain and the US, esp their common legal, political, and commercial cultures, as compared to continental Europe
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An•glo-Sax•on(ˈæŋ gloʊˈsæk sən)
1. a native or inhabitant of any of the kingdoms formed by the West Germanic peoples who invaded and occupied Britain in the 5th and 6th centuries a.d.
2. (formerly) Old English (def. 1).
3. plain and simple English; blunt, monosyllabic, or vulgar language.
4. a native of England, or a person of English ancestry, esp. in the U.S.adj.
5. of or pertaining to the Anglo-Saxons, or to the period of Anglo-Saxon dominance in Britain, ending with the Norman Conquest in 1066.
6. of or pertaining to Great Britain together with countries colonized by Britons, where English is the dominant language and most of the population is of European descent, as the United States.
7. of English ancestry.
[1605–15; New Latin, Medieval Latin Anglo-Saxōnēs, Anglī Saxōnēs (pl.)]
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|Noun||1.||Anglo-Saxon - a native or inhabitant of England prior to the Norman Conquest|
Anglo-Saxon deity - (Anglo-Saxon mythology) a deity worshipped by the Anglo-Saxons
English person - a native or inhabitant of England
|2.||Anglo-Saxon - a person of Anglo-Saxon (especially British) descent whose native tongue is English and whose culture is strongly influenced by English culture as in WASP for `White Anglo-Saxon Protestant'; "in the ninth century the Vikings began raiding the Anglo-Saxons in Britain"; "his ancestors were not just British, they were Anglo-Saxons"|
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
English person - a native or inhabitant of England
|3.||Anglo-Saxon - English prior to about 1100|
English, English language - an Indo-European language belonging to the West Germanic branch; the official language of Britain and the United States and most of the commonwealth countries
West Saxon - a literary dialect of Old English
Anglian - one of the major dialects of Old English
|Adj.||1.||Anglo-Saxon - of or relating to the Anglo-Saxons or their language; "Anglo-Saxon poetry"; "The Anglo-Saxon population of Scotland"|
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A. ADJ → anglosajón
1. (= person) → anglosajón/ona m/f
2. (Ling) → anglosajón m
La lengua anglosajona, Anglo-Saxon, también llamada Old English, se extendió en Inglaterra tras las invasiones de pueblos germánicos en el siglo V y continuó usándose hasta la conquista normanda de la isla. Hoy en día sigue siendo una parte importante del idioma inglés. Como ejemplos de palabras de origen anglosajón que aún se usan tenemos man, child, eat, love o harvest.
El término se usa también para describir el mundo angloparlante, sobre todo si tiene su origen o está muy influido por costumbres inglesas, si bien hay personas de origen escocés, irlandés, galés o minorías étnicas que prefieren no usarlo.
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adj → angelsächsisch
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Anglo-Saxon[ˈæŋgləʊˈsæksən] adj & n → anglosassone m/f
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