from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. See Bulgarian.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. a member of the migratory Turkic people from Central Asia which conquered Moesia in the 7th century and settled what is now Bulgaria; part of them migrated to the Volga basin and established Volga Bulgaria
- n. a Bulgarian
- adj. of or relating to Bulgars
- proper n. the Turkic language of the Bulgar people
- proper n. a historical group of Turkic dialects, the only extant member of which is Chuvash
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A member of an ancient Finnish race, living on the Volga, the Don, the Danube, etc.
- n. One of the Slavic inhabitants of Bulgaria; a Bulgarian.
For example, our word ‘bugger’ is derived from the name Bulgar, and is meant both literally—all heretics are accused of sexual deviance, whether or not the accusation is justified—and in the general pejorative sense.
The Bulgar is a good fighting man, and that makes a strong appeal to the man of the world.
He has been variously described as a Bulgar and a Greek.
Slavs have no sense of nationality and that "Bulgar" is not used there as a national term.
It was traveling from the town of Bulgar to the regional capital, Kazan.
Anarchist Spain, as Bulgar said, is another example (Chile in the early 1970s was moving in the direction of having a large cooperative sector as well) and of course there are plenty of non-state societies which have had social ownership.
This was Oladahn, cross-bred offspring of a sorcerer and a Mountain Giantess from the Bulgar Mountains.
If I really went to Bulgar County High in the fall, maybe Natalia would start referring to me as a loser too.
Note 3: "Greek Protests Against Bulgar Brutality," Current History Magazine 9: 2 (January 1919): 88; and "Interned in Bulgaria," 148-49. back
Note 4: "Interned in Bulgaria," 148-49; and "Greek Protests Against Bulgar Brutality," 88. back