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BARBA'RIAN, n. L. barbarus . The sense is, foreign, wild, fierce.

1. A man in his rude, savage state an uncivilized person.
2. A cruel, savage, brutal man one destitute of pity or humanity.
3. A foreigner. The Greeks and Romans denominated most foreign nations barbarians and many of these were less civilized than themselves, or unacquainted with their language, laws and manners. But with them,the word was less reproachful than with us.

BARBA'RIAN, a. Belonging to savages rude uncivilized.

2. Cruel inhuman.


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Entry for 'Barbarian'. King James Dictionary.

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