Novanglian

adjective
No·​van·​gli·​an | \ nōˈvaŋglēən, -aiŋ- \
variants: or less commonly Novanglican \ -​lə̇kən , -​ēk-​ \

Definition of Novanglian

 (Entry 1 of 2)

1 : of, relating to, or characteristic of New England
2 : of, relating to, or characteristic of the people of New England rather admire this stolid self-reliance and Novanglian assumption— Bayard Taylor

Novanglian

noun
\ " \
variants: or less commonly Novanglican \ " \
plural -s

Definition of Novanglian (Entry 2 of 2)

: a native or inhabitant of New England rarely used since the middle of the 20th century

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History and Etymology for Novanglian

Adjective

novanglian from New Latin Nova Anglia New England + English -an; novanglican from New Latin novanglicus of New England (from Nova Anglia + Latin -icus -ic) + English -an

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“Novanglian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Novanglian. Accessed 28 Sep. 2021.

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