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Norse

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noun \ˈnȯrs\

Simple Definition of Norse

  • : the language of ancient Norway, Sweden, Denmark, and Iceland

  • the Norse : the people of ancient Norway, Sweden, Denmark, or Iceland

Full Definition of Norse

plural Norse

  1. 1 a :  norwegian 2 b :  any of the western Scandinavian dialects or languages c :  the Scandinavian group of Germanic languages

  2. 2 plural a :  scandinavians b :  norwegians

Examples of norse

  1. The Norse arrived in the ninth century.



Origin of norse

probably from obsolete Dutch noorsch, adjective, Norwegian, Scandinavian, alteration of obsolete Dutch noordsch northern, from Dutch noord north; akin to Old English north north


First Known Use: circa 1688

Rhymes with norse


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Norse

adjective

Definition of Norse

  1. 1 :  of or relating to ancient Scandinavia or the language of its inhabitants

  2. 2 :  norwegian



1768

First Known Use of norse

1768



NORSE Defined for Kids

Norse

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noun \ˈnȯrs\

Definition of Norse

  1. 1 plural Norse :  the people of Scandinavia

  2. 2 plural Norse :  the people of Norway

  3. 3 :  any of the languages of the Norse people




Learn More about norse

  1. Spanish Central: Translation of "Norse"


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