Anglo-Saxon

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Anglo-Saxon

1. a member of any of the West Germanic tribes (Angles, Saxons, and Jutes) that settled in Britain from the 5th century ad and were dominant until the Norman conquest
2. the language of these tribes
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There's lots to see and do at Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery Staffordshire Hoard Discover the story of the staffordshire Hoard, the largest hoard of Anglosaxon gold ever found, in a new dedicated gallery.
Le livre a recu, jusqu'a ce jour, des critiques positives dans les journaux du monde Anglosaxon. Nous sommes surs qu'il sera egalement capable de generer des debats dans l'Academie Turque.
Nobes (1998) distinguishes between written law countries belonging mainly to the continental Europe and the common law countries following the AngloSaxon model.
Dating back to AngloSaxon times, the role of Sheriff is appointed by the Queen in an ancient ceremony.
The AngloSaxon subjects are used to spelling the words since childhood.
The country's image of itself as a white, Christian, AngloSaxon country one that is distinct from its Asian neighbors in language and culture has been central to its national identity from the very beginning.
After all, the theme of his visit is "mercy and compassion," a message better delivered from the heart than from the AngloSaxon tongue.
Involve a wide range of stakeholders in evaluation activities in communitarian field is something very accepted in anglosaxon context; because foundations and public sector contemplate evaluations based in the engagement of all stakeholders within a program, for example (a) politicians, (b) managers, (c) staff members and (d) clients as a good strategy to improve outcomes' quality.
Despite his participation in important exhibitions in Italy and Germany, Martini was little-known to the AngloSaxon world until he figured as an important presence in the 1989 Royal Academy exhibition dedicated to 20th-century Italian art and the Tate Gallery's On Classic Ground: Picasso, Leger, De Chirico and the Neui Classicism 1910-1930 in 1990.
The researchers were surprised to find that the older Iron Age men were genetically more similar to people living in Britain today than the AngloSaxon women were.