Novanglian

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adjective

No·​van·​gli·​an
nōˈvaŋglēən,
-aiŋ-
variants or less commonly Novanglican
-lə̇kən,
-ēk-
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 assumptionBayard Taylor

Novanglian

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noun

"
variants or less commonly Novanglican
"
plural -s
: a native or inhabitant of New England
rarely used since the middle of the 20th century

Word History

Etymology

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 3 Feb. 2023.

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