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

 Ary·an /ˈæriən, ˈɛr; ˈɑrjən/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ar·yan n.
 1. One of a primitive people supposed to have lived in prehistoric times, in Central Asia, east of the Caspian Sea, and north of the Hindu Kush and Paropamisan Mountains, and to have been the stock from which sprang the Hindu, Persian, Greek, Latin, Celtic, Teutonic, Slavonic, and other races; one of that ethnological division of mankind called also Indo-European or Indo-Germanic.
 2. The language of the original Aryans.
 [Written also Arian.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ar·yan a. Of or pertaining to the people called Aryans; Indo-European; Indo-Germanic; as, the Aryan stock, the Aryan languages.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : of or relating to the former Indo-European people;
            "Indo-European migrations" [syn: Indo-European, Indo-Aryan]
      n 1: (according to Nazi doctrine) a Caucasian person of Nordic
           descent (and not a Jew)
      2: a member of the prehistoric people who spoke Proto-Indo
         European [syn: Indo-European]