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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hun  \Hun\,  n.  [L.  Hunni,  also  Chunni  and  Chuni;  cf  AS  H?nas, 
  H?ne,  OHG.  H?ni,  G.  Hunnen.] 
  One  of  a  warlike  nomadic  people  of  Northern  Asia  who  in  the 
  5th  century,  under  Atilla,  invaded  and  conquered  a  great  part 
  of  Europe. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Hun 
  n  1:  a  member  of  a  nomadic  people  who  invaded  Europe  in  the  4th 
  century  [syn:  {Hun}] 
  2:  offensive  terms  for  a  person  of  German  descent  [syn:  {Kraut}, 
  {Krauthead},  {Boche},  {Jerry},  {Hun}] 




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