Batavian
adjective or noun see Batavia

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  • Batavian — Ba*ta vi*an, a. 1. Of or pertaining to the Batavi, an ancient Germanic tribe. [1913 Webster] 2. Of or pertaining to Batavia or Holland; as, a Batavian legion. [1913 Webster] {Batavian Republic}, the name given to Holland by the French after its… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Batavian — Ba*ta vi*an, n. A native or inhabitant of Batavia or Holland. [R.] Bancroft. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Batavian — 1. adjective from the ancient Germanic tribe of the Batavi, living in the region of Batavia around Nijmegen 2. noun Someone from the tribe of the Batavi …   Wiktionary

  • Batavian — historical or archaic noun a member of an ancient Germanic people who inhabited the island of Betuwe, now part of the Netherlands. adjective 1》 relating to the ancient Batavians. 2》 relating to the Dutch. Origin from L. Batavia (from Batavi the… …   English new terms dictionary

  • batavian — ba·ta·vi·an …   English syllables

  • batavian — I. vēən, vyən noun ( s) Usage: capitalized Etymology: Latin Batavi, ancient inhabitants of the Low Countries + English an 1. : one of an ancient people of the Low Countries 2. [New Latin …   Useful english dictionary

  • Batavian Republic — Batavian Ba*ta vi*an, a. 1. Of or pertaining to the Batavi, an ancient Germanic tribe. [1913 Webster] 2. Of or pertaining to Batavia or Holland; as, a Batavian legion. [1913 Webster] {Batavian Republic}, the name given to Holland by the French… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Batavian Republic — Infobox Former Country native name = Bataafse Republiek conventional long name = Batavian Republic common name = Batavian Republic continent = Europe region = Low Countries country = Netherlands era = status = Client status text = Client of the… …   Wikipedia

  • Batavian revolution — The term Batavian revolution refers to the political, social and cultural turmoil that marked the end of the Dutch Republic at the end of the 18th century. In the Netherlands, this era is called, together with the Napoleonic era , the French… …   Wikipedia

  • Batavian Republic — Republic of the Netherlands after it was conquered by France in 1795. Its government, set up in 1798, was bound to France by alliance. In 1805 Napoleon renamed it the Batavian Commonwealth and placed executive power in the hands of a dictator. In …   Universalium

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