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Salian

adjective Sa·lian \ ˈsālēən , -lyən \

Definition of Salian

: of or relating to a Frankish people dwelling early in the 4th century a.d. on the Ijssel river — see salic law

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Origin and Etymology of salian

Late Latin Salii, a division of the Franks (from the Sala —Ijssel—river) + English -an


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Salian

adjective \ " \

Definition of Salian

: of or relating to the Salii of ancient Rome
  • Salian hymns

Origin and Etymology of salian

Latin Salii, priests of Mars in ancient Rome (from salire to leap) + English -an


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