uhlan

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Etymology[edit]

From French uhlan, from German Uhlan, from Polish ułan, from Turkish oğlan.[1]

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Noun[edit]

uhlan (plural uhlans)

  1. (historical) A lancer, a soldier armed with a lance in a former light cavalry unit of the Polish, Prussian/German, Austrian, and Russian armies.

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  1. ^ "uhlan." Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary. Merriam-Webster. 2008.

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From German Uhlan, from Polish ułan, from Turkish oğlan.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

uhlan m (plural uhlans)

  1. (military, historical) uhlan

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