Definition of Mongolian

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

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

2. Adjective. Of or relating to the modern Mongolian People's Republic. "The Mongolian embassy"
Partainyms: Mongolia
Derivative terms: Mongolia

3. Noun. A family of Altaic language spoken in Mongolia.
Exact synonyms: Mongolic, Mongolic Language
Generic synonyms: Altaic, Altaic Language
Specialized synonyms: Kalka, Khalka, Khalkha

4. 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: Mongol
Derivative terms: Mongol, Mongolia
Partainyms: Mongolia, Mongolia

Definition of Mongolian

1. a. Of or pertaining to Mongolia or the Mongols.

Definition of Mongolian

1. Adjective. Of or relating to Mongolia or its peoples, languages, or cultures = Mongol. ¹

2. Adjective. ''Anthropology''. Resembling or having some of the characteristic physical features of the Mongoloid racial type = Mongoloid. ¹

3. Adjective. (context: now rare offensive) Designating or affected with Down syndrome = Mongol. ¹

4. Noun. A native or inhabitant of Mongolia = Mongol. ¹

5. Noun. A group of Altaic languages from Mongolia, specifically Khalkha, the official language of Mongolia. ¹

6. Noun. A person of Mongoloid physical type; a Mongoloid. ¹

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Definition of Mongolian

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Mongolian

1. 1. Relating to a member of the Mongolian race. 2. Obsolete. Relating to Down's syndrome (because of the Oriental facies). (05 Mar 2000)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Mongolian

mongolian fold
mongolian macula
mongolian spot
mongoloid race

Literary usage of Mongolian

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

1. The Historians' History of the World: A Comprehensive Narrative of the Rise by Henry Smith Williams (1907)
"His alliance with the Crimea and with southern Russia had enabled him, by means of the Red Sea and the Black Sea, to block the Mongolian Empire against ..."

2. The Historians' History of the World: A Comprehensive Narrative of the Rise by Henry Smith Williams (1909)
"Mongolian EMPIRE AT THE BEGINNING OF THE FOURTEENTH CENTURY One of the most curious of contemporary maps gives an idea of the extent of the Mongolian Empire ..."

3. Practice of Medicine by Frederick Tice (1921)
"Mongolian Idiocy The relationship of insufficient functioning of the thymus to certain types of low mental development, and in particular to Mongolian ..."

4. James Gilmour of Mongolia: His Diaries, Letters and Reports by James Gilmour, Richard Lovett (1892)
"Ill THE Mongolian LANGUAGE Mongolia lying contiguous to China, the question ... To know Chinese is no help to the understanding or acquiring of Mongolian, ..."

5. Researches Into the Physical History of Mankind by James Cowles Prichard (1844)
"That they cannot have derived this from their Mongolian conquerors may be safely concluded, if we consider the disproportion of the numbers of the two ..."

6. The Legal Obligations Arising Out of Treaty Relations Between China and by Minchien Tuk Zung Tyau (1917)
"30, 1014) Article I. The Russian Government hereby recognizes the permanent right of the Mongolian Government to build railways within the boundaries of its ..."

7. History of the United States: From the Discovery of the American Continent by George Bancroft (1864)
"The American and the Mongolian races of men, on the two sides of the Pacific, have a near resemblance. Both are alike strongly and definitely marked by the ..."

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