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Noun: Saxon  sak-sun
  1. A member of a Germanic people who conquered England and merged with the Angles and Jutes to become Anglo-Saxons; dominant in England until the Norman Conquest
Adjective: Saxon  sak-sun
  1. Of or relating to or characteristic of the early Saxons or Anglo-Saxons and their descendants (especially the English or Lowland Scots) and their language
    "Saxon princes"; "for greater clarity choose a plain Saxon term instead of a latinate one"

Derived forms: Saxons

Type of: European

Encyclopedia: Saxon, WI