Definition of Lancastrian

1. Noun. A member (or supporter) of the house of Lancaster.

Group relationships: House Of Lancaster, Lancaster, Lancastrian Line
Generic synonyms: English Person

2. Adjective. Of or relating to the former English royal house or their supporters. "Lancastrian royalty"
Partainyms: Lancaster
Derivative terms: Lancaster

3. Noun. A resident of Lancaster.
Group relationships: Lancaster
Generic synonyms: English Person

4. Adjective. Of or relating to the English city of Lancaster or its residents. "Lancastrian city center"
Partainyms: Lancaster
Derivative terms: Lancaster

Definition of Lancastrian

1. Adjective. Of or relating to Lancaster or Lancashire. ¹

2. Proper noun. A person from Lancaster or Lancashire. ¹

3. Proper noun. (aviation) A modified version of the Lancaster bomber, used in civilian service in the immediate postwar years. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lancastrian

Lampropeltis getulus
Lampropeltis triangulum
Lampung Nyo
Lanai Island
Lancashire boiler
Lancashire boilers
Lancastrian (current term)
Lancastrian line
Lancisi's sign
Land's End

Literary usage of Lancastrian

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Public Education in the United States: A Study and Interpretation of by Ellwood Patterson Cubberley (1919)
"The Lancastrian monitorial system of instruction Origin of the idea. ... It was the Lancastrian plan which was brought to this country, Church-of-England ..."

2. History of Charles the Bold, Duke of Burgundy by John Foster Kirk (1863)
"All the descendants of Henry the Fourth, the founder of the Lancastrian dynasty, were now extinct.41 The main supporters of the Lancastrian cause—those ..."

3. English Constitutional History from the Teutonic Conquest to the Present Time by Thomas Pitt Taswell-Langmead (1905)
"PARLIAMENT UNDER THE Lancastrian AND YORKIST KINGS. ... UNDER the Lancastrian kings the Parliament was occupied rather in the consolidation and regulation ..."

4. A History of the People of the United States: From the Revolution to the by John Bach McMaster (1901)
"In later years, when Lancastrian schools were high in public favor a hot dispute was waged over the merits and defects of the " monitorial or pupil-teacher ..."

5. The Lives of the Lord Chancellors and Keepers of the Great Seal of England by John Campbell Campbell (1846)
"In the struggles which ensued between the rival families, he adhered with the most unshaken fidelity and unbounded zeal to the Lancastrian cause,—till ..."

6. Handy-book of Literary Curiosities by William Shepard Walsh (1892)
"anonymous poem feigned to have been presented, with a white rose, by a Yorkist to a lady of the Lancastrian faction : If this fair rose offend thy sight. ..."

7. The Origin and Growth of the English Constitution: An Historical Treatise by Hannis Taylor (1898)
"... a title which he claimed the • Lancastrian parliaments had no right to ignore, no power to set aside.1 Upon that assumption, then for the first time ..."

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