Nordic

adjective
Nor·dic | \ˈnȯr-dik \

Definition of Nordic 

(Entry 1 of 2)

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

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

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

b : of, relating to, or being cross-country skiing

Nordic

noun

Definition of Nordic (Entry 2 of 2)

1 : a native of northern Europe

2 : a person of Nordic physical type

3 : a member of the peoples of Scandinavia

First Known Use of Nordic

Adjective

1824, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Noun

1900, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for Nordic

Adjective

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

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Nordic

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English Language Learners Definition of Nordic

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

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