Complete Definition of "Mongol"

see|mongol
English

Pronunciation
a|RP IPA|/ËmÉÅgÉl/, SAMPA|/"[email protected]/
a|GenAm? IPA|/ËmÉÅgÉl/, SAMPA|/"[email protected]/
:Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-ÉÅÉ¡Él|-ÉÅÉ¡Él

Proper noun
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Mongol (plural: Mongols)

  1. A person from Mongolia; a Mongolian.
  2. A member of any of the various Mongol ethnic groups living in The Mongolian People's Republic, the (former) USSR, Tibet and Nepal.
  3. (usually mongol) A person with Down's syndrome.
  4. A member of the nomadic people from the steppes of central Asia who invaded Europe in the 13th Century. The mongol Empire stretched from the Eastern seas of China to the gates of Vienna.

#* Mathew Paris Chron. Maj. iv.76ff, Translated from The journey of William Rubruck (Hakluyt Society, 2nd series, no.4; 1900) pp. xv-xvi.
#:: They are inhuman and beastly, rather monsters than men, thirsting for and drinking blood, tearing and devouring the flesh of dogs and men, dressed in ox-hides, armed with plates of iron short, stout, thickset, strong, invincible, indefatigable, their backs unprotected, their breasts covered with armour...They have one-edged swords and daggers and spare neither age, nor sex nor condition.

Related terms
Mongolia
Mongolian
mongolism
mongoloid
Golden Horde

Translations
trans-top|person from Mongolia
Dutch: Mongool m, Mongoolse f
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Japanese: ã¢ã³ã´ã«äºº
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trans-top|member of ethnic groups
Dutch: Mongool m, Mongoolse f
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trans-top|someone with Down's syndrome
Dutch: Mongool m, Mongoolse f
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trans-top|member of the nomadic people
Dutch: Mongool m, Mongoolse f
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References
1992 Webster's New World Encyclopedia. Prentice Hall
1970 R C H Davis A History of Medieval Europe. Longman SBN 582 48208 9. P404 et. seq.

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Czech

Proper noun
Mongol m

  1. Mongolian, #English|Mongol

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