Definitions

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

  • n. A member of any of the traditionally nomadic peoples of Mongolia.
  • n. See Mongolian.
  • n. Anthropology A member of the Mongoloid racial division.
  • adj. Of or relating to Mongolia, the Mongols, or their language or culture.
  • adj. Anthropology Of or relating to the Mongoloid racial division.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. A person from Mongolia; a Mongolian.
  • proper n. A member of any of the various Mongol ethnic groups living in The Mongolian People's Republic, the (former) USSR, Tibet and Nepal.
  • proper n. (usually mongol) A person with Down's syndrome.
  • proper n. 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.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One of the Mongols.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One of an Asiatic race now chiefly resident in Mongolia, a vast region north of China proper and south of Siberia, forming a possession of China.
  • Of or pertaining to Mongolia or the Mongols.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. of or relating to the region of Mongolia or its people or their languages or cultures
  • n. a member of the nomadic peoples of Mongolia

Etymologies

Mongolian Moṅgol.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Romanisation of Mongolian монгол. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • MONGOL EMPIRE UND.R JENGHIZ, 1206-1227 A.D. Jenghiz first sent the Mongol armies, which contained many Turkish allies, over the Great Wall [5] and into the fertile plains of China.

    Early European History

  • MONGOL CONQUEST OF RUSSIA, 1237-1240 A.D. The location of Russia [11] on the border of Asia exposed that country to the full force of the Mongol attack.

    Early European History

  • The term Mongol, sometimes written as Mongoul, appears to be directly derived from

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  • Finally, Lauren Arnold is quite right that the Franciscans established a thriving mission in Mongol China.

    Letters to the Editor

  • The Mongol is simple, happy, good-natured, intensely lazy, and apparently entirely lacking in practical qualities.

    A Tour in Mongolia

  • Customs, Languages, etc. The typical Mongol is short and stumpy; the head is shaven, with the exception of a tuft of hair, a souvenir of the Manchu conquest.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 10: Mass Music-Newman

  • Last 48: "Mongol" - fascinating, anxious web launches, date with Chelsea at Wembley, and, honestly, people should learn how to drive.

    Bulletproofvest

  • He began preparations for a march by his thousands of troops the so-called Mongol horde across the Gobi Desert and an attack on the Golden Khan, who resided in what is now Beijing.

    Protein helps Genghis Khan conquer the world | The Blog of Michael R. Eades, M.D.

  • Living on an immense plain which stretches far into Asia, her population was for centuries constantly exposed to the incursions of lawless, predatory hordes, and this life-and-death struggle culminated in the so-called Mongol domination, during which her native princes were tributary vassals of the great Tartar Khan.

    The New York Times Current History: the European War, February, 1915

  • This was soon left without inhabitants, for the Mongol is a nomad who cannot live in artificial cities.

    Beasts, Men and Gods

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