Saracen

Saracen was a generic term for Muslims widely used in Europe during the later medieval era. The term`s meaning evolved during its history. In the early centuries CE in Greek and Latin it referred to a people who lived in desert areas in and near the Roman province of Arabia, and who were specifically distinguished from Arabs. In Europe during the....
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Saracen

• (n.) Anciently, an Arab; later, a Mussulman; in the Middle Ages, the common term among Christians in Europe for a Mohammedan hostile to the crusaders.
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Saracen

noun (when used broadly) any Arab
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Saracen

Sar'a·cen noun [ Latin Saracenus perhaps from Arabic sharqi , plural sharqiīn , Oriental, Eastern, from sharaqa to rise, said of the sun: confer French sarrasin . Confer Sarcenet , Sarrasin , Sirocco .] Anciently, an Arab; later, a Muss...
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Saracen

Ancient Greek and Roman term for an Arab, used in the Middle Ages by Europeans for all Muslims. The equivalent term used in Spain was Moor. ...
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Saracen

Ancient Greek and Roman term for an Arab, used in the Middle Ages by Europeans for all Muslims. The equivalent term used in Spain was Moor
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saracen

Anciently, an Arab; later, a Mussulman; in the Middle Ages, the common term among Christians in Europe for a Mohammedan hostile to the crusaders. ... <botany> Saracen's consound, a kind of ragewort (Senecio Saracenicus), anciently used to heal wounds. ... Origin: l. Saracenus perhaps fr. Ar. Sharqi, pl. Sharqiin, Oriental Eastern, fr. Sharaga...
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Saracen

HMS Saracen was a British Sealion Class submarine of 715 tons displacement launched during the early 1940's and sunk during the Second World War. HMS Saracen was armed with one 3-inch gun; one 20 mm anti-aircraft gun; three machine-guns; six 21-inch torpedo tubes in the bow and one external 21 inch torpedo tube. She had a top speed of 14.5 knots su...
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Saracen

in the Middle Ages, any person—Arab, Turk, or other—who professed the religion of Islm. Earlier in the Roman world, there had been references to ... [10 related articles]
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Saracen

Series of 6-wheel armoured personnel carriers [UK]
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Saracen

The Alvis Saracen was a British six-wheeled armoured vehicle, part of the FV600 series, developed after the Second World War. The Saracen entered production in 1952 and was phased out of service during the 1960s, though it remained in service in Northern Ireland until the 1980s. The Saracen carried a crew of two plus ten passengers protected by 16 ...
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Saracen

[n] - (when used broadly) any Arab 2. [n] - (historically) a member of the nomadic people of the Syrian and Arabian deserts at the time of the Roman Empire 3. [n] - (historically) a Muslim who opposed the crusades
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