Definition of Anglian in English:

Anglian

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adjective

  • 1Relating to the ancient Angles.

  • 2Geology
    Relating to or denoting a Pleistocene glaciation in Britain, identified with the Elsterian of northern Europe (and perhaps the Mindel of the Alps)

    • ‘the basal Pleistocene deposits in the Celtic Deep are of Anglian age’

Pronunciation

Anglian

/ˈaNGɡlēən/ /ˈæŋɡliən/

noun

Geology
  • the AnglianThe Anglian glaciation or the system of deposits laid down during it.

    • ‘before the Anglian, there were warm periods known as interglacials’

Pronunciation

Anglian

/ˈaNGɡlēən/ /ˈæŋɡliən/

Origin

From Latin Angli (see Angle) + -ian.