people: European peoples
Achaean or Achaiana member of a principal Greek tribe in the Mycenaean era Aeolian or Eoliana member of a Hellenic people who settled in Thessaly and Boeotia and colonized Lesbos and parts of the Aegean coast of Asia Minor Albaniana native, citizen, or inhabitant of Albania Alemannia West Germanic people who settled in the 4th century ad between the Rhine, the Main, and the Danube AndalusianAnglea member of a West Germanic people from N Germany who invaded and settled large parts of E and N England in the 5th and 6th centuries ad Anglo-Normana Norman inhabitant of England after 1066 Anglo-Saxona member of any of the West Germanic tribes (Angles, Saxons, and Jutes) that settled in Britain from the 5th century ad and were dominant until the Norman conquest AragoneseArmenian a native or inhabitant of Armenia or an Armenian-speaking person elsewhere Aryana member of any of the peoples supposedly descended from the Indo-Europeans, esp a speaker of an Iranian or Indic language in ancient times Ashkenazia Jew of German or E European descent AustrianAzerbaijani or Azerithe language of this people, belonging to the Turkic branch of the Altaic family AzoreanBasquea member of a people of unknown origin living around the W Pyrenees in France and Spain BavarianBelgaean ancient Celtic people who in Roman times inhabited present-day Belgium and N France BelorussianBosnian MuslimBretonBritonany of the early Celtic inhabitants of S Britain who were largely dispossessed by the Anglo-Saxon invaders after the 5th century ad Brythona Celt who speaks a Brythonic language Bulgara member of a group of non-Indo-European peoples that settled in SE Europe in the late 7th century ad and adopted the language and culture of their Slavonic subjects Bulgariana native, inhabitant, or citizen of Bulgaria BurgundianCarinthianCastilianthe Spanish dialect of Castile; the standard form of European Spanish Catalana native, inhabitant, or citizen of Bulgaria Celta member of an Indo-European people who in pre-Roman times inhabited Britain, Gaul, Spain, and other parts of W and central Europe CeltiberiChechena member of a people of Russia, speaking a Circassian language and chiefly inhabiting the Chechen Republic Cheremis or Cheremissa member of an Ugrian people of the Volga region, esp of the Mari El Republic Cimbria Germanic people from N Jutland who migrated southwards in the 2nd century bc: annihilated by Marius in the Po valley (101 bc) Cornishthe Cornish (functioning as plural) the natives or inhabitants of Cornwall CorsicanCroatian or Croat Cymry or Kymrythe Brythonic branch of the Celtic people, comprising the present-day Welsh, Cornish, and Bretons Czecha native or inhabitant of the Czech Republic Danea native, citizen, or inhabitant of DenmarkDoriana member of a Hellenic people who invaded Greece around 1100 bc, overthrew the Mycenaean civilization, and settled chiefly in the Peloponnese Dutchthe Dutch (functioning as plural) the natives, citizens, or inhabitants of the Netherlands Englishthe English (functioning as plural) the natives or inhabitants of England collectively Faeroesea native or inhabitant of the Faeroes Finna speaker of a Finnic language, esp one of the original inhabitants of Russia, who were pushed northwards during the Slav migrations EphesianEstonian or EsthonianEtruscan or Etruriana member of an ancient people of central Italy whose civilization influenced the Romans, who had suppressed them by about 200 bc FlemingFranka member of a group of West Germanic peoples who spread from the east bank of the middle Rhine into the Roman Empire in the late 4th century ad, gradually conquering most of Gaul and Germany. The Franks achieved their greatest power under Charlemagne Frenchthe French (functioning as plural) the natives, citizens, or inhabitants of France collectively Frisiana native or inhabitant of Friesland or a speaker of the Frisian language Gaela person who speaks a Gaelic language, esp a Highland Scot or an Irishman Galician Gascona native or inhabitant of Gascony Gaula native of ancient Gaul GeorgianGermana native, inhabitant, or citizen of Germany Goidela Celt who speaks a Goidelic language; Gael Gotha member of an East Germanic people from Scandinavia who settled south of the Baltic early in the first millennium ad. They moved on to the Ukrainian steppes and raided and later invaded many parts of the Roman Empire from the 3rd to the 5th century Greeka native or inhabitant of Greece or a descendant of such a native Gypsy or Gipsya member of a people scattered throughout Europe and North America, who maintain a nomadic way of life in industrialized societies. They migrated from NW India from about the 9th century onwards Iberian or Celtiberiana member of a group of ancient Caucasoid peoples who inhabited the Iberian Peninsula in preclassical and classical times Icelandera native, citizen, or inhabitant of Iceland IceniIllyriana member of the group of related Indo-European peoples who occupied Illyria from the late third millennium to the early first millennium bc Indo-Europeana member of the prehistoric people who spoke this language Ingusha member of a people of S central Russia, speaking a Circassian language and chiefly inhabiting the Ingush Republic Ioniana member of a Hellenic people who settled in Attica in about 1100 bc and later colonized the islands and E coast of the Aegean Sea IrishJuteKarelianKomia member of a Finno-Ugric people living chiefly in the Komi Republic, in the NW Urals Latina member of any of those peoples whose languages are derived from Latin Lappa member of a nomadic people living chiefly in N Scandinavia and the Kola Peninsula of Russia Latviana native or inhabitant of Latvia Lithuaniana native or inhabitant of Lithuania Lombard or Langobarda member of an ancient Germanic people who settled in N Italy after 568 ad Lusatiana native or inhabitant of Lusatia; a Sorb LuxembourgerMacedoniana native or inhabitant of Macedonia MagyarMalteseManx(functioning as plural) the people of the Isle of Man MontenegrinMordvina member of a Finnish people of the middle Volga region, living chiefly in the Mordvinian Republic Norman(in the Middle Ages) a member of the people of Normandy descended from the 10th-century Scandinavian conquerors of the country and the native French Norsethe Norse (functioning as plural) the Vikings NorwegianOstrogotha member of the eastern group of the Goths, who formed a kingdom in Italy from 493 to 552 Ostyaka member of an Ugrian people living in NW Siberia E of the Urals Picta member of any of the peoples who lived in Britain north of the Forth and Clyde in the first to the fourth centuries ad: later applied chiefly to the inhabitants of NE Scotland. Throughout Roman times the Picts carried out border raids PolePortuguesea native, citizen, or inhabitant of Portugal Provençala native or inhabitant of Provence Prussiana member of a Baltic people formerly inhabiting the coastal area of the SE Baltic Romaniana native, citizen, or inhabitant of Romania Russiana native or inhabitant of Russia Sabelliana member of any of the ancient peoples speaking this language, including the Sabines Sabinea member of an ancient Oscan-speaking people who lived in central Italy northeast of Rome SalainSamnitea member of an Oscan-speaking people of the S Apennines, who clashed repeatedly with Rome between 350 bc and 200 bc Samoyeda member of a group of peoples who migrated along the Russian Arctic coast and now live chiefly in the area of the N Urals: related to the Finns SardinianSaxona member of a West Germanic people who in Roman times spread from Schleswig across NW Germany to the Rhine. Saxons raided and settled parts of S Britain in the fifth and sixth centuries ad. In Germany they established a duchy and other dominions, which changed and shifted through the centuries, usually retaining the name Saxony ScotScythiana member of an ancient nomadic people of Scythia Sephardia Jew of Spanish, Portuguese, or North African descent SerbianSicilianSiluresSlava member of any of the peoples of E Europe or NW Asia who speak a Slavonic language Slovaka native or inhabitant of Slovakia Slovenea native or inhabitant of Slovenia Sorba member of a Slavonic people living chiefly in the rural areas of E Germany between the upper reaches of the Oder and Elbe rivers (Lusatia) SwabianSwedeSwissTeutona member of an ancient Germanic people from Jutland who migrated to S Gaul in the 2nd century bc: annihilated by a Roman army in 102 bc Thraciana member of an ancient Indo-European people who lived in the SE corner of the Balkan Peninsula TurkTyroleseUgriana member of this group of peoples Ukrainiana native or inhabitant of Ukraine Vandala member of a Germanic people that raided Roman provinces in the 3rd and 4th centuries ad before devastating Gaul (406–409), conquering Spain and N Africa, and sacking Rome (455): crushed by Belisarius at Carthage (533) Vikingany of the Danes, Norwegians, and Swedes who raided by sea most of N and W Europe from the 8th to the 11th centuries, later often settling, as in parts of Britain Visigotha member of the western group of the Goths, who were driven into the Balkans in the late 4th century ad. Moving on, they sacked Rome (410) and established a kingdom in present-day Spain and S France that lasted until 711 Vlach or Walacha member of a people scattered throughout SE Europe in the early Middle Ages, speaking a Romanic dialect Volscia warlike people of ancient Latium, subdued by Rome in the fifth and fourth centuries bc Votyaka member of a Finnish people living chiefly in the Udmurt Autonomous Republic, between the Volga and the Urals Walloona member of a French-speaking people living chiefly in S Belgium and adjacent parts of France Welshthe Welsh (functioning as plural) the natives or inhabitants of Wales Wend(esp in medieval European history) a Sorb; a member of the Slavonic people who inhabited the area between the Rivers Saale and Oder in the early Middle Ages and were conquered by Germanic invaders by the 12th century ▷ See people
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