Viking

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noun Vi·king \ˈvī-kiŋ\

Definition of Viking

  1. 1 a :  one of the pirate Norsemen plundering the coasts of Europe in the 8th to 10th centuries b not capitalized :  sea rover

  2. 2 :  scandinavian

Origin and Etymology of viking

Old Norse vīkingr


First Known Use: 1807


VIKING Defined for English Language Learners

Viking

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noun Vi·king \ˈvī-kiŋ\

Definition of Viking for English Language Learners

  • : a member of a group of Scandinavian people who attacked the coasts of Europe in the 8th to 10th centuries A.D.


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