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(ˈuːlɑːn; ˈjuːlən)
1. (Historical Terms) a less common variant of uhlan
2. (Military) a less common variant of uhlan
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or u•lan

(ˈu lɑn, ˈyu lən)

1. (formerly, in the Polish army) a lancer in a light-cavalry unit.
2. one of such a group as later developed into heavy cavalry in W European armies, esp. in Germany.
[1745–55; < German < Polish ulan « Turkish oğlan boy, lad]
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