Definition of Mosan
1. Noun. A family of Amerindian languages spoken in Washington and British Columbia.
Specialized synonyms: Chemakuan, Salish, Salishan, Wakashan, Wakashan Language
Lexicographical Neighbors of Mosan
Literary usage of Mosan
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Dinanderie: A History and Description of Mediæval Art Work in Copper, Brass by John Tavenor Perry (1910)
"... mosan TOWNS THE river Meuse, which has a total length of some 550 miles and runs for a hundred miles of its picturesque course through eastern Belgium, ..."
2. The Satsuma Rebellion: An Episode of Modern Japanese History by Augustus Henry Mounsey (1879)
"Motives of the war party—The peace party prevails—Revolt in Hizen—Further attempts to conciliate Satsuma—The For- mosan expedition—Shimadzu ..."
3. Sargent's School Monthly, for Home and School Use by Epes Sargent (1859)
"Now, Har'mosan, prepare; and let your preparation be so brief that not a hundred times your ... Not from t lie lips of Har'mosan shall come the impure lie! ..."
4. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1902)
"He obtained only two of mosan- der's earths, the white yttria and the one giving ... mosan- der's erbia he obtained by fractional precipitation with primary ..."
5. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1911)
"The above name was assumed, and he pretended to be a For- mosan, though he was really a ... As the pretended For- mosan, he played the part of a heathen; ..."