Salian
Salian Sa"lian, a. Denoting a tribe of Franks who established themselves early in the fourth century on the river Sala [now Yssel]; Salic. -- n. A Salian Frank. [1913 Webster]

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  • Salian — [sā′lē ən] adj. [< LL Salii, Salian Franks, after the Sala (now IJssel) River] of a group of Franks that settled along the IJssel River, in the Netherlands, in the 4th cent. n. a Salian Frank …   English World dictionary

  • Salian — Salian, Insel vor den Mündungen des Kur, gehört zum russischen Gouvernement Schemacha; hat 15,000 Ew., welche bes. Tabaksbau u. Fischerei betreiben, u. den gleichnamigen Hauptort …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Salian — (Ssaljany), Stadt im Kreis Dschewat des russisch transkaukas. Gouv. Baku, am Beginn des 860 qkm großen Kuradeltas, hat eine Moschee, 11 islamitische Schulen, Telegraphenstation und (1897) 12,121 Einw., meist Tataren, die Fischerei (Jahreswert 2… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • salian — salián ( li an) s. m., pl. saliéni Trimis de gall, 05.03.2008. Sursa: DOOM 2 …   Dicționar Român

  • Salian — /say lee euhn, sayl yeuhn/, adj. 1. of, pertaining to, or designating a Frankish people who lived in the region of the Rhine near the North Sea. n. 2. a Salian Frank. [1605 15; < LL Sali(i) (pl.) tribal name + AN] * * * …   Universalium

  • Salian — /ˈseɪliən/ (say sayleeuhn) adjective 1. of or relating to the Salii, a tribe of Franks who dwelt in the regions of the Rhine near the North Sea. –noun 2. a Salian Frank …   Australian English dictionary

  • Salian — adjective /ˈseɪliːən/ Of or pertaining to a Frankish people of the 4th century that lived on the river. Syn: Salic, Salique …   Wiktionary

  • Salian — [ seɪlɪən] noun a member of the Salii, a 4th century Frankish people from whom the Merovingians were descended. adjective relating to the Salii …   English new terms dictionary

  • salian — sa·lian …   English syllables

  • Salian — Sa•li•an [[t]ˈseɪ li ən, ˈseɪl yən[/t]] adj. peo of, pertaining to, or denoting a major division of the Franks, settled mainly between the Meuse and Scheldt rivers by a.d. c400 …   From formal English to slang

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