Georgian

noun (1)
Geor·​gian | \ ˈjȯr-jən How to pronounce Georgian (audio) \

Definition of Georgian

 (Entry 1 of 6)

1 : a native or inhabitant of Georgia in the Caucasus
2 : the language of the Georgian people

Georgian

adjective (1)

Definition of Georgian (Entry 2 of 6)

: of, relating to, or constituting Georgia in the Caucasus, the Georgians, or Georgian

Georgian

noun (2)

Definition of Georgian (Entry 3 of 6)

: a native or resident of the state of Georgia

Georgian

adjective (2)

Definition of Georgian (Entry 4 of 6)

: of, relating to, or characteristic of the state of Georgia or its people

Georgian

adjective (3)

Definition of Georgian (Entry 5 of 6)

1 : of, relating to, or characteristic of the reigns of the first four Georges of Great Britain
2 : of, relating to, or characteristic of the reign of George V of Great Britain

Georgian

noun (3)

Definition of Georgian (Entry 6 of 6)

1 : one belonging to either of the Georgian periods especially : a poet of the second decade of the 20th century
2 : Georgian taste or style especially in architecture

First Known Use of Georgian

Noun (1)

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Adjective (1)

1607, in the meaning defined above

Noun (2)

1741, in the meaning defined above

Adjective (2)

1762, in the meaning defined above

Adjective (3)

circa 1855, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Noun (3)

1901, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Georgian.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Georgian. Accessed 26 January 2020.

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