Magyar

noun

Mag·​yar ˈmag-ˌyär How to pronounce Magyar (audio)
ˈmäg-;
ˈmä-ˌjär How to pronounce Magyar (audio)
1
: a member of the dominant people of Hungary
2
Magyar adjective

Examples of Magyar in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Hungary’s parliament is expected to reconvene on Feb. 26 from its winter recess, Magyar Nemzet newspaper reported on Wednesday, citing the leadership of Orban’s ruling party. Zoltan Simon, Bloomberg.com, 24 Jan. 2024 European politicians now fear a Magyar spanner in the works. Ishaan Tharoor, Washington Post, 12 Dec. 2023 The same day, the country's leading conservative newspaper, Magyar Nemzet -- a supporter of Orban -- published a bracing attack on the professors. James Kirchick, Foreign Affairs, 10 July 2012 Superintendent Joelle Magyar proudly accepted the resolution marking the 100th anniversary of the school district’s founding. cleveland, 4 Sep. 2023 Avon Lake City Schools Superintendent Joelle Magyar will also be on hand to answer questions regarding the 7.6 mill bond issue on the ballot for the construction of new schools and renovations to the high school. Jshortavon, cleveland, 26 Aug. 2023 If the Hungarian uprising had been the cause célèbre of the patriotic spring, it was quickly being challenged from within by other groups on territory the Magyar claimed for themselves: by Czechs, Croatians, Poles, and Ukrainians, all desiring their own liberation. James Robins, The New Republic, 8 Aug. 2023 As projects in the school buildings move forward, Magyar noted that keeping parents informed will be a major priority. Linda Gandee, cleveland, 3 Aug. 2023 One Ukrainian drone commander who goes by the call sign Magyar produced a video of himself sitting on the back of a military vehicle, eating popcorn while watching news reports about the Russian insurrection on his iPad. Noah Robertson, The Christian Science Monitor, 26 June 2023 See More

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Word History

Etymology

Hungarian

First Known Use

1797, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of Magyar was in 1797

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“Magyar.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Magyar. Accessed 21 Feb. 2024.

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Magyar

noun
Mag·​yar ˈmag-ˌyär How to pronounce Magyar (audio) ˈmäg- How to pronounce Magyar (audio)
ˈmäj-ˌär
1
: a member of the dominant people of Hungary
2
Magyar adjective

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