from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Julian Originally Flavius Claudius Julianus. Known as "Julian the Apostate.” A.D. 331?-363. Emperor of Rome (361-363) who attempted to restore the official dominance of paganism.

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  • proper n. The Roman emperor Flavius Claudius Julianus or Julian the Apostate.
  • proper n. A male given name derived, via Julianus from Julius
  • proper n. A female given name derived from Juliana. It was popular in medieval England but today mostly appears in the form Gillian.
  • adj. of, or relating to Julius Caesar

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Relating to, or derived from, Julius Cæsar.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Pertaining to or derived from Julius Cæsar
  • In geology, noting a group of the pelagic Triassic system in Europe and Asia, forming the middle part of the Carinthian stage preceded by the Cordevolian group and followed by the Tuvalian. In the Mediterranean Triassic province it is represented by the Raibl beds.
  • n. The Julian group.

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  • adj. of or relating to or characteristic of Julius Caesar
  • n. Roman Emperor and nephew of Constantine; he restored paganism as the official religion of the Roman Empire and destroyed Christian temples but his decision was reversed after his death (331?-363)


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