adjective (1)
Lan·​cas·​tri·​an | \ lan-ˈka-strē-ən How to pronounce Lancastrian (audio) , laŋ- \

Definition of Lancastrian

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: of or relating to the English royal house that ruled from 1399 to 1461


adjective (2)
Lan·​cas·​tri·​an | \ laŋ-ˈka-strē-ən How to pronounce Lancastrian (audio) , lan- \

Definition of Lancastrian (Entry 2 of 2)

: of, relating to, or characteristic of Lancaster

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Lancastrian noun, plural Lancastrians

First Known Use of Lancastrian

Adjective (1)

1612, in the meaning defined above

Adjective (2)

circa 1848, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Lancastrian

Adjective (1)

John of Gaunt, duke of Lancaster

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“Lancastrian.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 12 Jul. 2020.

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