Uranian n.

a native or inhabitant of Uranus


  • 1834 J. Chickering in J. V. C. Smith Sci. Tracts & Family Lyceum II. 137

    On the contrary, the Saturnians or Uranians must have superior acuteness of vision.

  • 1870 R. A. Proctor Other Worlds than Ours vii. 168

    The year of the Uranians lasts 84 of our years.

  • 1941 Cosmic Stories Mar.

    You forget, doctor, that it’s not rightfully yours, either. You stole it from that Uranian prince.

  • 1996 K. S. Robinson Blue Mars 431 Kim Stanley Robinson

    For the Uranians this freedom was worth more than light or gravity.

  • 2010 J. Culberson Quroak xix. 194

    How far advanced are the Uranians over us in physics and engineering to pull off something like this?

Research requirements

antedating 1834

Earliest cite

Proctor 'Other Worlds Than Ours'

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