Definition of Mosan

1. Noun. A family of Amerindian languages spoken in Washington and British Columbia.

Lexicographical Neighbors of Mosan

Morton's neuralgia
Morton's neuroma
Morton's plane
Morton's toe
Morus alba
Morus nigra
Morus rubra
Morvan's chorea
Mosaic law
Moschcowitz' disease
Moschus moschiferus
Moscow Time
Mosenthal test
Moses Maimonides
Moses basket
Moses baskets

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; ..."

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