Dane

noun
\ ˈdān How to pronounce Dane (audio) \

Definition of Dane

 (Entry 1 of 2)

1 : a native or inhabitant of Denmark
2 : a person of Danish descent

Dane

biographical name
\ ˈdān How to pronounce Dane (audio) \

Definition of Dane (Entry 2 of 2)

Clemence 1888–1965 pseudonym of Winifred Ashton \ ˈash-​tən \ English novelist

First Known Use of Dane

Noun

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for Dane

Noun

Middle English Dan, from Old Norse Danr

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The first known use of Dane was in the 14th century

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“Dane.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Dane. Accessed 16 Jan. 2021.

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Dane

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English Language Learners Definition of Dane

: a person born, raised, or living in Denmark

Dane

noun
\ ˈdān How to pronounce Dane (audio) \

Kids Definition of Dane

: a person born or living in Denmark

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