AskDefine | Define Ulan

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English

Noun

  1. Horse cavalry that formed part of the Polish, German, Austrian, and Russian armies.

Old English

Pronunciation

  • /ˈu:lɑn/

Noun

  1. Plural of ūle

Tagalog

Etymology

, compare hujan.

Noun

  1. rain

Extensive Definition

Ulan may mean:

Place

Military

  • Uhlan, Tartar-modelled light cavalry that formed part of the Polish, Russian, Prussian and Austrian armies until the 20th century
  • SPz Ulan, a modern Austrian Infantry Fighting Vehicle

Mongolia

Culture

  • A comic character from the Astro Boy manga series
  • A french experimental post-rock band, see Ulan Bator (band)
  • The Getty Museums' Union List of Artists' Names, see ULAN

Commercial

  • Oil of Ulan, the Australasian localisation used until the 1990s for the skin-cream product, Oil of Olay.
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