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hulan


hulan


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Uhlan  \Uh"lan\,  n.  [G.  uhlan,  Pol.  ulan,  hulan,  from  Turk. 
  ogl[=a]n  a  youth,  lad;  of  Tartar  origin.]  [Written  also 
  {ulan},  and  formerly  {hulan}.] 
  1.  One  of  a  certain  description  of  militia  among  the  Tartars. 
 
  2.  (Mil.)  One  of  a  kind  of  light  cavalry  of  Tartaric  origin, 
  first  introduced  into  European  armies  in  Poland.  They  are 
  armed  with  lances,  pistols,  and  sabers,  and  are  employed 
  chiefly  as  skirmishers. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hulan  \Hu"lan\,  n. 
  See  {Uhlan}.