Livonian

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Livonian the Finnic language spoken by the people of Livonia in Estonia and Latvia
    • n Livonian a member of the Livonian-speaking people of Latvia
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Livonian A native or an inhabitant of Livonia; the language (allied to the Finnish) of the Livonians.
    • a Livonian Of or pertaining to Livonia, a district on the Baltic Sea formerly part of Russia, now part of Latvia and Estonia.
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Usage

In literature:

For the fleet was augmented by the Sclavs and the Livonians and 7,000 Saxons.
"The Danish History, Books I-IX" by Saxo Grammaticus ("Saxo the Learned")
And at this moment Lisbeth was working as hard as in her young days to supply the needs of her Livonian.
"Cousin Betty" by Honore de Balzac
Was he thinking of the young Livonian girl who had been his traveling companion?
"Michael Strogoff" by Jules Verne
Only over the dead bodies of the Livonians would they let him marry Hedwig and the throne.
"Long Live the King" by Mary Roberts Rinehart
The Livonians next made the attempt, but in vain.
"The Lion of the North" by G.A. Henty
Before leaving Moscow he announced his marriage with the Livonian captive, Catherine, whom he had secretly made his wife in 1707.
"The World's Greatest Books, Vol XII." by Arthur Mee
And at this moment Lisbeth was working as hard as in her young days to supply the needs of her Livonian.
"Poor Relations" by Honore de Balzac
The department of statistics has been exclusively cultivated by Germans, Livonians, etc.
"Historical View of the Languages and Literature of the Slavic Nations" by Therese Albertine Louise von Jacob Robinson
In the year 1571, a Russian army pursued a discomfited band of Livonian insurgents across the frontier into Poland.
"The Empire of Russia" by John S. C. Abbott
Russia had no armed warriors to meet these steel-clad Germans and Livonians.
"A Short History of Russia" by Mary Platt Parmele
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In news:

Or Ivorian, Karelian Finnish, or Livonian.
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