Saracen: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (sar'u-sun), [key]
— n.
  1. a member of any of the nomadic tribes on the Syrian borders of the Roman Empire.
  2. (in later use) an Arab.
  3. a Muslim, esp. in the period of the Crusades.
  1. of or pertaining to the Saracens.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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