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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 An·glo-Sax·on /ˌæŋgloˈsæksən/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 An·glo-Sax·on n.
 1. A Saxon of Britain, that is, an English Saxon, or one the Saxons who settled in England, as distinguished from a continental (or “Old”) Saxon.
 2. pl. The Teutonic people (Angles, Saxons, Jutes) of England, or the English people, collectively, before the Norman Conquest.
    It is quite correct to call Æthelstan =\“King of the Anglo-Saxons,” but to call this or that subject of Æthelstan “an Anglo-Saxon is simply nonsense.\=   --E. A. Freeman.
 3. The language of the English people before the Norman conquest in 1066 (sometimes called Old English). See Saxon.
 Syn: -- Old English
 4. One of the race or people who claim descent from the Saxons, Angles, or other Teutonic tribes who settled in England; a person of English descent in its broadest sense.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : of or relating to the Anglo-Saxons or their language;
            "Anglo-Saxon poetry"; "The Anglo-Saxon population of
      n 1: a native or inhabitant of England prior to the Norman
      2: a person of Anglo-Saxon (especially British) descent whose
         native tongue is English and whose culture is strongly
         influenced by English culture as in WASP for `White
         Anglo-Saxon Protestant'; "this Anglo-Saxon view of things"
      3: English prior to about 1100 [syn: Old English]