Alsatian

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Alsatian (not comparable)

  1. Of or relating to Alsace.

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Alsatian (plural Alsatians)

  1. A native or inhabitant of Alsace.
  2. (Australia, New Zealand, UK, dated US) A German shepherd dog.

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  • Alsatian was the common name of the above-mentioned breed of dog until the First World War, when the name was changed in the US due to anti-German sentiment; the name is still common in the UK.

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Alsatian

  1. The Germanic lect (language or dialect) spoken in Alsace.

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  • The Macquarie Dictionary