Definition of limitanean in English:

limitanean

adjective

  • Of or relating to a border; especially (of a soldier, a military unit, etc.): stationed on the border.

Origin

Early 19th century; earliest use found in Robert Buchanan (1802–1875), Free Church of Scotland minister. From post-classical Latin limitaneus situated on the frontier + -an.

Pronunciation

limitanean

/ˌlɪmɪˈteɪnɪən/