Norman

noun
Nor·​man | \ ˈnȯr-mən How to pronounce Norman (audio) \

Definition of Norman

 (Entry 1 of 3)

1 : a native or inhabitant of Normandy:
a : one of the Scandinavian conquerors of Normandy in the 10th century
b : one of the Norman-French conquerors of England in 1066

Norman

biographical name
Nor·​man | \ ˈnȯr-mən How to pronounce Norman (audio) \

Definition of Norman (Entry 2 of 3)

Jessye 1945–2019  American soprano

Norman

geographical name
Nor·​man | \ ˈnȯr-mən How to pronounce Norman (audio) \

Definition of Norman (Entry 3 of 3)

city in central Oklahoma on the Canadian River population 110,925

Other Words from Norman

Noun

Norman adjective

First Known Use of Norman

Noun

13th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for Norman

Noun

Middle English, from Anglo-French Normant, from Old Norse Northmann-, Northmathr Norseman, from northr north + mann-, mathr man; akin to Old English north north and to Old English man man

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The first known use of Norman was in the 13th century

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“Norman.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Norman. Accessed 21 Apr. 2021.

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Norman

noun

English Language Learners Definition of Norman

: one of the people from northern Europe and France who conquered England in 1066
: a person born, raised, or living in Normandy

Norman

noun
Nor·​man | \ ˈnȯr-mən How to pronounce Norman (audio) \

Kids Definition of Norman

1 : one of the Scandinavians who conquered Normandy in the tenth century
2 : one of the people of mixed Norman and French ancestry who conquered England in 1066

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