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GEORGIAN

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does Georgian mean? 

GEORGIAN (noun)
  The noun GEORGIAN has 3 senses:

1. a native or resident of the American state of Georgia
2. a native or inhabitant of Georgia in Asia
3. a southern Caucasian language with 3 million speakers and a long literary tradition

  Familiarity information: GEORGIAN used as a noun is uncommon.


GEORGIAN (adjective)
  The adjective GEORGIAN has 4 senses:

1. of or relating to the former British colony of Georgia
2. of or relating to or characteristic of the Asian republic of Georgia or its people or language
3. of or relating to or characteristic of the American state of Georgia or its inhabitants
4. of or relating to the Hanoverian kings of England

  Familiarity information: GEORGIAN used as an adjective is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


GEORGIAN (noun)


Sense 1Georgian [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A native or resident of the American state of Georgia

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Hypernyms ("Georgian" is a kind of...):

American (a native or inhabitant of the United States)


Sense 2Georgian [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A native or inhabitant of Georgia in Asia

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Hypernyms ("Georgian" is a kind of...):

Russian (a native or inhabitant of Russia)

Holonyms ("Georgian" is a member of...):

Georgia; Sakartvelo (a republic in Asia Minor on the Black Sea separated from Russia by the Caucasus mountains; formerly an Asian soviet but became independent in 1991)


Sense 3Georgian [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A southern Caucasian language with 3 million speakers and a long literary tradition

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Hypernyms ("Georgian" is a kind of...):

Caucasian; Caucasian language (a number of languages spoken in the Caucasus that have no known affiliations to languages spoken elsewhere)


GEORGIAN (adjective)


Sense 1Georgian [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Of or relating to the former British colony of Georgia

Classified under:

Relational adjectives (pertainyms)

Context example:

the Georgian colony

Pertainym:

Georgia (one of the British colonies that formed the United States)


Sense 2Georgian [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Of or relating to or characteristic of the Asian republic of Georgia or its people or language

Classified under:

Relational adjectives (pertainyms)

Context examples:

the Georgian capital is Tbilisi / Georgian farmers / Georgian vowels

Pertainym:

Georgia (a republic in Asia Minor on the Black Sea separated from Russia by the Caucasus mountains; formerly an Asian soviet but became independent in 1991)


Sense 3Georgian [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Of or relating to or characteristic of the American state of Georgia or its inhabitants

Classified under:

Relational adjectives (pertainyms)

Context examples:

the Georgian state capital is Atlanta / Georgian peach farmers

Pertainym:

Georgia (a state in southeastern United States; one of the Confederate states during the American Civil War)


Sense 4Georgian [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Of or relating to the Hanoverian kings of England

Classified under:

Relational adjectives (pertainyms)

Context example:

the first Georgian monarch

Pertainym:

George (Christian martyr; patron saint of England; hero of the legend of Saint George and the Dragon in which he slew a dragon and saved a princess (?-303))


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