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batavian


batavian


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Batavian  \Ba*ta"vi*an\,  a. 
  Of  or  pertaining  to 
  a  the  Batavi,  an  ancient  Germanic  tribe;  or  to 
  b  ?atavia  or  Holland;  as  a  Batavian  legion. 
 
  {Batavian  Republic},  the  name  given  to  Holland  by  the  French 
  after  its  conquest  in  1795. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Batavian  \Ba*ta"vi*an\,  n. 
  A  native  or  inhabitant  of  Batavia  or  Holland.  [R.] 
  --Bancroft.