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Synonyms for Anglo-Saxon

a native or inhabitant of England prior to the Norman Conquest

a person of Anglo-Saxon (especially British) descent whose native tongue is English and whose culture is strongly influenced by English culture as in WASP for 'White Anglo-Saxon Protestant'

English prior to about 1100

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Therefore, we hypothesize that a country with an AngloSaxon culture is more likely to adopt IFRS.
It doesn't look like these AngloSaxon immigrants left a big impact on the genetic makeup of modern-day Britain," Schiffels said.
Latin learning and English lore: Studies in AngloSaxon literature for Michael Lapidge, 421-439.
The purpose of ghosts as symbolic elements in literature are understood by all but the most careless of readers; however, the usage of ghosts and spirits in Caribbean literature seemingly carries more symbolic weight than their AngloSaxon counterparts.
In 1985, he expresses "loathing for the genteel, Anglosaxon [sic] sensibility that makes of Canada a sanctuary for ambitious mediocrities" (Wild 364).
Cultural Hegemony: The Exportation of AngloSaxon Corporate Governance Ideologies to Germany, 73 Tul.
Identifying here with that Anglo-Saxon tongue, a tongue that in the creation of its own distinct sounds and cadences had pushed out the foreign-and, later in the same paragraph, the alien--Lanier positions both himself and his American readers as English linguistic subjects, the inheritors of an AngloSaxon cultural and literary heritage.
Appeals courts in the AngloSaxon judicial system do not rule on facts.
Anglosaxon You need to spend a bit more because you ain't going to get promotion with this team.
25) In the nineteenth century, white, male, Anglo-Saxon Protestants established private country clubs for the exclusive use of white, male, AngloSaxon Protestants.
Un(e) travesti(e) ou drag dans le monde anglosaxon est une personne qui s'habille avec des vetements du genre oppose independamment de l'identite et de l'orientation sexuelle, l'adepte du travestissement pouvant etre heterosexuel.
9) Adrian Paul Iliescu, Conservatorismul AngloSaxon, Bucuresti, All, 1994, pp.
Until the very day of the revolution's victory the Anglosaxon media kept as quiet as it possibly could.
Second, we argue that the Netherlands is different in this respect from the Anglosaxon world.
Kate Flint, in fact, criticizes the novel as expressing "nostalgia for a fading way of life," a way of life that forms and then normalizes a particular AngloSaxon identity that excludes people of color (40).