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Geor•gian



Pronunciation: ( jôr'jun), [key]
adj.
1. of or pertaining to the period of British history from the accession of George I in 1714 to the death of George IV in 1830, or the four kings named George who reigned successively during this period.
2. of or pertaining to the period of the reign of George V (1910–36) or to George V himself.
3. of, noting, or designating the styles of architecture, furniture, and crafts current in England esp. from 1714 to 1811.
4. of or pertaining to the state of Georgia in the U.S.
5. of or pertaining to the Georgian Republic.

n.
1. a person, esp. a writer, of either of the Georgian periods in England.
2. the styles or character of either of the Georgian periods.
3. a native or inhabitant of the state of Georgia in the U.S.
4. a native or inhabitant of the Georgian Republic.
5. the most important South Caucasian language, spoken principally in the Georgian Republic, and written in a distinctive script derived from the Aramaic alphabet.

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

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