Armenian
Armenian 1590s, "a native of Armenia," from Armenia (late 14c. in English), place name traced to 521 C.E., but of uncertain origin. As the name of the language, by 1718; as an adjective, by 1727.

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  • Armenian — may refer to *Resident of or something associated with the Republic of Armenia. *It also refers to people of ethnic Armenian origin residing in other countries (e.g. Lebanese Armenians, American Armenians, French Armenians etc) *Armenian /… …   Wikipedia

  • Armenian — Ar*me ni*an, a. [Cf. F. Arm[ e]nien, L. Armenias, fr. Armenia.] Of or pertaining to Armenia. [1913 Webster] {Armenian bole}, a soft clayey earth of a bright red color found in Armenia, Tuscany, etc. {Armenian stone}. (a) The commercial name of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Armenian — Ar*me ni*an, n. 1. A native or one of the people of Armenia; also, the language of the Armenians. [1913 Webster] 2. (Eccl. Hist.) An adherent of the Armenian Church, an organization similar in some doctrines and practices to the Greek Church, in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Armenian — [är mēn′yən, ärmē′nē ən] adj. of Armenia or its people, language, or culture n. 1. a person born or living in Armenia 2. the language spoken in Armenia, constituting a branch of the Indo European family of languages …   English World dictionary

  • Armenian — /ahr mee nee euhn, meen yeuhn/, adj. 1. of or pertaining to Armenia, its inhabitants, or their language. n. 2. a native of Armenia. 3. the language of the Armenians, an Indo European language written in a distinctive script dating from the 5th… …   Universalium

  • Armenian — 1. adjective /ɑːˈmiːniən,ɑːrˈmiːniən/ Of, from, or pertaining to Armenia, the Armenian people, the Armenian language, or the Armenian alphabet. 2. noun /ɑːˈmiːniən,ɑːrˈmiːniən/ a) A person from Armenia or of Armenian descent …   Wiktionary

  • Armenian — noun Date: 1537 1. a member of a people dwelling chiefly in Armenia and neighboring areas (as Turkey or Azerbaijan) 2. the Indo European language of the Armenians see Indo European languages table 3. a member of the Armenian church established by …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Armenian — Ar·me·ni·an || É‘r mɪːnɪən /ɑːm n. native or resident of Armenia adj. of Armenian origin, of or pertaining to Armenia (country in western Asia) n. language spoken in Armenia (country in Asia) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Armenian — [α: mi:nɪən] noun 1》 a native of Armenia or a person of Armenian descent. 2》 the Indo European language of Armenia. adjective relating to Armenia, its language, or its Church …   English new terms dictionary

  • Armenian — n. & adj. n. 1 a a native of Armenia, an ancient kingdom corresponding to an area in modern Turkey, Iran, and the USSR. b a person of Armenian descent. 2 the language of Armenia. adj. of or relating to Armenia, its language, or the Christian… …   Useful english dictionary

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