Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A member of any of the traditionally nomadic peoples of Mongolia.
  • noun Anthropology A member of the Mongoloid racial classification.
  • adjective Of or relating to Mongolia, the Mongols, or their language or culture.
  • adjective Anthropology Of or relating to the Mongoloid racial classification.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun 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 the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun One of the Mongols.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • proper noun A person from Mongolia; a Mongolian.
  • proper noun A member of any of the various Mongol ethnic groups living in The Mongolian People's Republic, the (former) USSR, Tibet and Nepal.
  • proper noun offensive (usually mongol) A person with Down's syndrome.
  • proper noun 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 WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective of or relating to the region of Mongolia or its people or their languages or cultures
  • noun a member of the nomadic peoples of Mongolia

Etymologies

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

[Mongolian Moṅgol.]

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Romanisation of Mongolian монгол.

Examples

  • 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

  • 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

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

    CreationWiki - Recent changes [en]

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

    CreationWiki - Recent changes [en]

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

    Letters to the Editor

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

    Letters to the Editor

  • 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

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