Adzharian

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adjective

Adzhar·​i·​an ə-ˈjär-ē-ən How to pronounce Adzharian (audio)
variants or Adjarian or Ajarian
1
: of, relating to, or characteristic of Adzharia (Ajaria)
2
: of, relating to, or characteristic of the people of the Adzhar Republic

Adzharian

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noun

Adzhar·​i·​an ə-ˈjär-ē-ən How to pronounce Adzharian (audio)
variants or Adjarian or Ajar or Ajarian
plural -s
: a native or inhabitant of Adzharia (Ajaria)

Word History

Etymology

Adjective

adzhar or Adzharia, province of Georgia (later an autonomous republic in Soviet Georgia) + -ian

First Known Use

Adjective

1890, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Noun

1879, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Adzharian was in 1879

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“Adzharian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Adzharian. Accessed 25 Jun. 2024.

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