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Fresco of Queen Tamar, a Georgian woman – that is, a woman from the country of Georgia (etymology 1)

Etymology 1[edit]

Georgia +‎ -an.


Georgian (countable and uncountable, plural Georgians)

  1. (uncountable) The language of Georgia, a country in Eastern Europe.
  2. (countable) A person or a descendant of a person from Georgia, a country in Eastern Europe.
  3. (countable) A native or resident of the state of Georgia in the United States of America.
  • (native or resident of the US state of Georgia): American


Georgian (not comparable)

  1. Of, from, or pertaining to the Eastern European country of Georgia, the Georgian people or the Georgian language.
    • 2011 September 18, Ben Dirs, “Rugby World Cup 2011: England 41 – 10 Georgia”, in BBC Sport[1], archived from the original on 10 June 2016:
      As in their narrow defeat of Argentina last week, England were indisciplined at the breakdown, and if Georgian fly-half Merab Kvirikashvili had remembered his kicking boots, Johnson's side might have been behind at half-time.
  2. Of, from, or pertaining to the U.S. State of Georgia or its Georgian or English dialect.

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Etymology 2[edit]

The Circus in Bath, England is an example of Georgian architecture – that is, built during the reign of George II of Great Britain (etymology 2)

George +‎ -ian.


Georgian (plural Georgians)

  1. (historical) A British citizen during the reign of a king named George.


Georgian (comparative more Georgian, superlative most Georgian)

  1. Of, from, or characteristic of the reigns of Kings George I and George II of Great Britain, and George III and George IV of the United Kingdom (1714–1830).

Further reading[edit]

Georgian edition of Wiktionary