Viking

noun Vi·king \ ˈvī-kiŋ \
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of Viking

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

Origin and Etymology of viking

Old Norse vīkingr


VIKING Defined for English Language Learners

Viking

noun

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.


VIKING Defined for Kids

Viking

noun Vi·king \ ˈvī-kiŋ \

Definition of Viking for Students

: one of the Scandinavians who raided or invaded the coasts of Europe in the eighth to tenth centuries


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