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Nor•man  (nôrmən),USA pronunciation n. 
  1. Language Varieties, Ancient Historya member of that branch of the Northmen or Scandinavians who in the 10th century conquered Normandy.
  2. Ancient History, Language VarietiesAlso called  Norman French. one of the mixed Scandinavian and French people who inhabited Normandy and conquered England in 1066.
  3. Language Varietiesa native or inhabitant of Normandy.
  4. Language VarietiesSee  Norman French (def. 1).
  5. Place Namesa city in central Oklahoma. 68,020.
  6. a male given name.

adj. 
  1. Language Varietiesof or pertaining to the Normans.
  2. Architecturenoting or pertaining to a variety of Romanesque architecture built by the Normans, esp. in England after 1066.
  • Old Norse Northmathr Northman
  • Old French Normant
  • Middle English 1175–1225


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Norman /ˈnɔːmən/ n
  1. (in the Middle Ages) a member of the people of Normandy descended from the 10th-century Scandinavian conquerors of the country and the native French
  2. a native or inhabitant of Normandy
  3. another name for Norman French
adj
  1. of, relating to, or characteristic of the Normans, esp the Norman kings of England, the Norman people living in England, or their dialect of French
  2. of, relating to, or characteristic of Normandy or its inhabitants
  3. denoting, relating to, or having the style of Romanesque architecture used in Britain from the Norman Conquest until the 12th century. It is characterized by the rounded arch, the groin vault, massive masonry walls, etc
Norman /ˈnɔːmən/ n
  1. Greg. born 1955, Australian golfer
  2. Jessye (ˈdʒɛsɪ). born 1945, US Black soprano



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