Definition of Mongol

1. Noun. A member of the nomadic peoples of Mongolia.

Exact synonyms: Mongolian
Generic synonyms: Oriental, Oriental Person
Specialized synonyms: Mongol Tatar, Tartar, Tatar, Kalka, Khalka, Khalkha
Derivative terms: Mongolian

2. Adjective. Of or relating to the region of Mongolia or its people or their languages or cultures. "Mongolian syntax strongly resembles Korean syntax"
Exact synonyms: Mongolian
Partainyms: Mongolia, Mongolia
Derivative terms: Mongolia, Mongolian, Mongolian

Definition of Mongol

1. n. One of the Mongols.

Definition of Mongol

1. Proper noun. A person from Mongolia; a Mongolian. ¹

2. Proper noun. A member of any of the various Mongol ethnic groups living in The Mongolian People's Republic, the (former) USSR, Tibet and Nepal. ¹

3. Proper noun. (offensive) (''usually'' '''mongol''') A person with Down's syndrome. ¹

4. Proper noun. A member of the nomadic people from the steppes of central Asia who invaded Europe in the 13th Century. The mongol Empire stretched from the Eastern seas of China to the gates of Vienna. ¹

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Definition of Mongol

1. a person affected with a form of mental deficiency [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mongol

Mondonesi's reflex
Mondor's disease
Monel metal
Monell metal
Moneses uniflora
Monge's disease
Monge Medrano
Mongol (current term)
Mongol Tatar
Mongol dynasty
Mongolian People's Republic
Mongolian monetary unit
Mongolian race
Mongolic language

Literary usage of Mongol

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1. Ethnology by Augustus Henry Keane (1896)
"Asia home of the Mongol race—easily accessible to the pliocene precursor— Transition from the generalised human type to the Mongol variety— Chief Mongol ..."

2. The International Position of Japan as a Great Power by Seiji George Hishida (1905)
"The Result of the Mongol Invasion—Period of Piracy.— The attempt at Mongol universalism had little or no direct influence upon Asiatic civilization; but, ..."

3. The Book of Ser Marco Polo, the Venetian: Concerning the Kingdoms and by Marco Polo (1875)
"When the Ming established themselves on the old Mongol site. population seems to have gathered close about the southern wall, probably using material from ..."

4. The Historical Geography of Europe by Edward Augustus Freeman (1882)
"Russians and Cumans—momentary allies—fell before Mongol the advance of the ... J tributary to the Mongol. Still the relation wras only a tributary one; ..."

5. Things Chinese: Or, Notes Connected with China by James Dyer Ball (1904)
"A Mongol can only have one lawful wife, but he can keep concubines,' the ... Mongol LANGUAGE.—The Mongolian and Chinese languages are quite distinct ..."

6. The Outline of History: Being a Plain History of Life and Mankind by Herbert George Wells (1921)
"He conquered as far as Bengal, but his untimely death in 1530 checked the tide of Mongol conquest for a quarter of a century, and it was only after the ..."

7. The Chinese System of Public Education by Ping-wên Kuo (1915)
"Development of Education under the Yuan or Mongol Dynasty. (AD 1280-1368) At the beginning of the thirteenth century, the Mongols appeared upon the scene, ..."

8. The Geographical Journal by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain) (1907)
"Lao Ho; (62) Mongol Tama ... (89) Mongol women K2 years old, with shaven head, and Mongol guide ; (90) A lama guide on the grass-land; (91) House of wealthy ..."

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