Meaning of Lotharingian in English:

Lotharingian

noun

(also Lotaringian)
historical
  • A native or inhabitant of Lotharingia or Lorraine.

    Lotharingia was a medieval kingdom, later a duchy, in north-western Europe.

Pronunciation

Lotharingian

/ˌləʊθəˈrɪn(d)ʒɪən/ /ˌləʊθəˈrɪn(d)ʒ(ə)n/

adjective

(also Lotaringian)
historical
  • Of or relating to Lotharingia or Lorraine, or their inhabitants.

Pronunciation

Lotharingian

/ˌləʊθəˈrɪn(d)ʒɪən/ /ˌləʊθəˈrɪn(d)ʒ(ə)n/

Origin

Early 17th century; earliest use found in Edward Topsell (d. 1625), Church of England clergyman and author. From Lotharingia, the name of a medieval kingdom + -an.