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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Nationality & race
SaxonSax‧on /ˈsæksən/ noun [countable]  SANa member of the race of people from northern Europe that came to live in England in the 5th centurySaxon adjective
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SaxonD., before the migrations of the Angles and Saxons began.Elsewhere enclosed fields have been created by Saxons, and produced by medieval forest clearance. moorland reclamation and marshland drainage.While avenging his father, Gotteschalc was captured and imprisoned by Saxons.But churches had been burnt, priests killed, and proud Saxons had ritually washed off their enforced baptism.The General Hospital at the top of the bill was built by Samuel Saxon in 1793.He would do anything, I think, to harm Arthur, even ally himself with the Saxons.
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