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Nordic

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adjective Nor·dic \ˈnȯr-dik\

Definition of Nordic

  1. 1 :  of or relating to the Germanic peoples of northern Europe and especially of Scandinavia

  2. 2 :  of or relating to a group or physical type of the Caucasian race characterized by tall stature, long head, light skin and hair, and blue eyes

  3. 3a :  of or relating to competitive ski events involving cross-country racing, ski jumping, or biathlon — compare alpineb :  of, relating to, or being cross-country skiing

Origin and Etymology of nordic

French nordique, from nord north, from Old French north, from Old English


First Known Use: 1824


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Nordic

noun Nor·dic

Definition of Nordic

  1. 1 :  a native of northern Europe

  2. 2 :  a person of Nordic physical type

  3. 3 :  a member of the peoples of Scandinavia

1900

First Known Use of nordic

1900


NORDIC Defined for English Language Learners

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Nordic

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adjective Nor·dic \ˈnȯr-dik\

Definition of Nordic for English Language Learners

  • : of or relating to Sweden, Norway, Denmark, and sometimes Finland and Iceland, or to the people who live there


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