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 (sā′lē-ən, sāl′yən)
Of or relating to a tribe of Franks who settled in the Rhine region of the Netherlands in the fourth century ad.
A Salian Frank.

[From Late Latin Saliī, the Salian Franks.]


(Historical Terms) denoting or relating to a group of Franks (the Salii) who settled in the Netherlands in the 4th century ad and later conquered large areas of Gaul, esp in the north
(Historical Terms) a member of this group


(ˈseɪ li ən, ˈseɪl yən)

of, pertaining to, or denoting a major division of the Franks, settled mainly between the Meuse and Scheldt rivers by a.d. c400.
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Noun1.Salian - a member of the tribe of Franks who settled in the Netherlands in the 4th century AD
Frank - a member of the ancient Germanic peoples who spread from the Rhine into the Roman Empire in the 4th century
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Corpus, Police Regional Office (PRO3) director, said Danilo Macalinao Caragay, with aliases "Ka Danilo," "Joker," and "Banal," was arrested at his house in Barangay Salian, Abucay on the strength of arrest warrants for cases of murder and frustrated homicide.
Danilo Caragay was caught on March 7 in his house in Barangay (village) Salian at Abucay town in Bataan province, on the strength of arrest warrants for frustrated homicide and murder.
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MEP manager Arun Salian says Goldline has enough work to keep it busy until 2017.
TAKING strong exception to the statement of sacked Malegaon blasts case prosecutor Rohini Salian that she was asked to " go soft" on the accused belonging to the Hindu extremists groups, the Modi government on Monday said " there is absolutely no truth in it".
Tras referir al DIF lo sucedido, les pedi que vinieran a platicar con los jovenes de esa calle para que vieran la vida de otra manera, pero la persona que me contesto dijo que ellos no salian a dar terapias a las calles; que quien quisiera una terapia tenia que ir al DIF.
India, June 26 -- In the days when Rohini Salian was trying cases related to the involvement of Bollywood personalities with the underworld, notably the Bharat Shah case, she had sent a veiled warning to Sunil Dutt about how deep his son, Sanjay Dutt, was involved with various gangsters and could soon be in tremendous trouble with the authorities.
Award winners: Best Fielder - Vasanth Salian (Central Cafe); Best Bowler: Sunil (Indian Star); Best Batsman: Dharmesh Kumar (Indian Club 'A'); Man of Series: Vishwas Subramanya (Chak de India).
Chetan Vithal Salian, waiter, The Royal Buddha, Holiday Inn Al Barsha, Dubai was also highly commended by the judges.
La filmacion se hizo de forma cronologica; conforme morian los personajes, los actores salian de la locacion; a medida que esta proseguia, los olores a comida empezaban a ser sustituidos por los de la descomposicion.