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Definition of the noun Uhlan

What does Uhlan mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: uhlans

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

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Who is Uhlan?

Uhlan a.k.a. Grand Duchess Tatiana Nikolaevna of Russia was the second daughter of Tsar Nicholas II, the last monarch of Russia, and of Tsarina Alexandra. She was born at the Peterhof, Saint Petersburg.

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Uhlan: Uhlans were Polish light cavalry armed with lances, sabres and pistols. The title was later used by lancer regiments in the Russian, Prussian, and Austrian armies.

  • also known as 烏蘭

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Google previewHansard's Parliamentary Debates (1871)

by Thomas Curson Hansard

The Uhlan is a large man, armed with a heavy lanoe, sword, and side arm, larger upon the average than the men of the 9th Lancers, as 1 well remember them in India. It was cavalry — heavy cavalry principally — which saved the 18th Corps ...

Google previewTwenty Thousand Mornings (2012)

An Autobiography by John Joseph Mathews

An uhlan is a special type of cavalryman or ...

Google previewDoctrine and Reform in the British Cavalry 1880-1918 (2008)

by Stephen Badsey

No wonder the much vaunted Uhlan is a poor cavalryman. "" Lieutenant Spiers of the 1 1 th Hussars, serving as a liaison officer with the French, remembered that ' there were thousands of animals with sore backs' in the French cavalry, from ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Modern English Usage (2010)

The Classic First Edition by H. W. Fowler

except in foreign words such as uhlan, Ural, unberufen, umlaut. 3. After the sounds ch, j, sh, zh, attempts at u are ...

Google previewA Concise Etymological Dictionary of the English Language (1885)

by Walter William Skeat

Uhlan. Ulan, a lancer. (G. -Polish. — Turkish.) G. uhlan, a lancer. — Pol. ulan, a lancer. Borrowed (according to Mahn) from Turk ogldn, a youth, lad. Ukase, an edict. (F. — Knss.) F. ukase. — Russ. ykaz, an edict ; ci.ykaza/e, to indicate, shew, ...

Google previewThe Routledge Dictionary of Historical Slang (2003)

by Eric Partridge

Uhlan . A tramp: tailors': ca 1870– 1910.

Google previewNew American Roget's College Thesaurus in Dictionary Form (Revised &Updated) (2002)

by Philip D. Morehead

paratrooper, paramarine; patrol leader, point man; Uhlan, dragoon, hussar; cuirassier; gunner, cannoneer, bombardier; sapper, miner, engineer, Seabee; ...

Google previewCapricon Rhyming Dictionary (1986)

(aid to Rhyme) by Bessie G. Redfield

Dunstan, steersman, stewpan, suburban, suffragan, sultan, suntan, superhuman, superman, switchman, sylvan, talisman, tattan, than, Theban, Tibetan, tincan, Titan, toboggan, toucan, Trajan, Uhlan, ...

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A monument of uhlan and girl

23.03.2012

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Small photo of WARSAW - FEBRUARY 26: Reenactor of Polish Uhlan during the historical reenactment of the Battle of Olszynka Grochowska 1831 - between armies of Poland and Russia on February 26, 2011 in Poland.Small photo of WARSAW - FEBRUARY 26: Reenactor of Polish Uhlan during the historical reenactment of the Battle of Olszynka Grochowska 1831 - between armies of Poland and Russia on February 26, 2011 in Poland.Small photo of MOSCOW, RUSSIA- DECEMBER 16- Cap Uhlan lower ranks of the Uhlan Regiment (1913) at the Central Museum of the armed forces on December 16; 2015 in MoscowSmall photo of WARSAW, POLAND - MAY 01, 2018: Polish cavalryman (uhlan) of 1930s with a spear, closeup. Cavalry show in Royal Lazienki park during Labor day celebration.Small photo of WARSAW, POLAND - MAY 01, 2018: Polish cavalryman (uhlan) of 1930s cuts stick by sabre on a gallop. Cavalry show in Royal Lazienki park during Labor day celebration.Small photo of WARSAW, POLAND - MAY 01, 2018: Polish cavalryman (uhlan) of 1930s with a spear, closeup. Cavalry show in Royal Lazienki park during Labor day celebration.Small photo of WARSAW, POLAND - MAY 01, 2018: Polish cavalryman (uhlan) of 1930s with a sabre on a gallop. Cavalry show in Royal Lazienki park during Labor day celebration. More...

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Uhlan Meaning

Video shows what uhlan means. A lancer, a soldier armed with a lance in a former light cavalry unit of the Polish, Prussian/German, Austrian, and Russian ...

Scrabble value of U1H4L1A1N1

The value of this 5-letter word is 8 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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