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Fri•sian



Pronunciation: (frizh'un, frē'zhun), [key]
adj.
of or pertaining to Friesland, its inhabitants, or their language.

n.
1. a native or inhabitant of Friesland or the Frisian Islands.
2. the Germanic language most closely related to English, spoken in Friesland and nearby islands. Abbr.: Fris., Fris
3. Chiefly Brit.
a. Friesland.
b. Holstein (def. 1). Also,Friesian.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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