Ar·me·ni·an || ɑr'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)

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  • 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 — 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 …   Etymology dictionary

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  • 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

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