(originally) one of a body of Hungarian light cavalry formed during the 15th century.
a member of a class of similar troops, usually with striking or flamboyant uniforms, in European armies.
a Hungarian horseman of the 15th century
1530s, from German Husar, from Hungarian huszár “light horseman,” originally “freebooter,” from Old Serbian husar, variant of kursar “pirate,” from Italian corsaro (see corsair). Bodies of light horsemen organized in Hungary late 15c., widely imitated elsewhere in Europe.
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[ah-lah] /ˈɑ lɑ/ noun 1. Hussein [hoo-seyn] /hʊˈseɪn/ (Show IPA), 1888–1964, Iranian statesman and diplomat: premier in 1951 and from 1955 to 1957. /ˈeɪlə/ noun (pl) alae (ˈeɪliː) 1. (zoology) a wing or flat winglike process or structure, such as a part of some bones and cartilages 2. (botany) a winglike part, such as one […]
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noun 1. 1935–1999, king of Jordan 1953–99.
[hoo s-erl] /ˈhʊs ɛrl/ noun 1. Edmund (Gustav Albrecht) [et-moo nt goo s-tahf ahl-brekht] /ˈɛt mʊnt ˈgʊs tɑf ˈɑl brɛxt/ (Show IPA), 1859–1938, German philosopher born in Austria. /German ˈhʊsərl/ noun 1. Edmund (ˈɛtmʊnt). 1859–1938, German philosopher; founder of phenomenology
[huhs-ahyt] /ˈhʌs aɪt/ noun 1. a member of the religious reformist and nationalistic movement initiated by John in Bohemia in the late 14th century. adjective 2. of or relating to John or the Hussites. /ˈhʌsaɪt/ noun 1. an adherent of the religious ideas of John Huss or a member of the movement initiated by him […]