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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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2007; Salian, Doshi, & Vanage 2009a, 2009b; vom Saal et al.
Sindhis got off to a good start through openers Sujit Salian (16) and Paresh Amarnani 25 but the introduction of spin by DCC skipper Shoeb Mujlani, who is also the DCC's convenor of special projects, changed the complexion of the match.
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).
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The event will also include dance performances by C N Creation, a talented dance group from Bahrain, choreographed by Chandrakala Mohan and Namitha Salian.
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Todos llamaban muy rapido, llamaban y salian, con miedo de que la policia los pillara.
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