Uhlan

Uh"lan

(?), n. [G. uhlan, Pol. ulan, hulan, from Turk. ogln a youth, lad; of Tartar origin.]
[Written also ulan, and formerly hulan.]
1. One of a certain description of militia among the Tartars.
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2. (Mil.) One of a kind of light cavalry of Tartaric origin, first introduced into European armies in Poland. They are armed with lances, pistols, and sabers, and are employed chiefly as skirmishers.
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U*in`ta*the"ri*um

(?), n. [NL., fr. Uinta, the Indian name of the region where the animals were discovered + Gr. qhri`on beast.] (Paleon.) An extinct genus of large Eocene ungulates allied to Dinoceras. This name is sometimes used for nearly all the known species of the group. See Dinoceras.
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Uit"land`er

(?), n. [D. Cf. Outlander.] A foreigner; an outlander. [South Africa]
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