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Definition of the noun Uhlan
What does Uhlan mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: uhlans
- [historical] A lancer, a soldier armed with a lance in a former light cavalry unit of the Polish, Prussian, Austrian, and Russian armies.
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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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 ...
Twenty Thousand Mornings (2012)
An Autobiography by John Joseph Mathews
An uhlan is a special type of cavalryman or ...
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 ...
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 ...
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, ...
by Eric Partridge
Uhlan . A tramp: tailors': ca 1870– 1910.
by Philip D. Morehead
paratrooper, paramarine; patrol leader, point man; Uhlan, dragoon, hussar; cuirassier; gunner, cannoneer, bombardier; sapper, miner, engineer, Seabee; ...
Capricon 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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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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