- any of the Scandinavians who occupied Normandy in the 10th cent.
- a descendant of the Normans and French who conquered England in 1066
- Norman French
- a person born or living in Normandy
Origin: OFr Normant or Midieval Latin Normannus, both from Frankish an unverified form nortman from an unverified form nort, akin to Old English north, north plush an unverified form man, akin to man
- of Normandy or its people, language, or culture
- designating or of the Romanesque style of architecture as it flourished in Normandy and, after the Norman Conquest, as developed in England: characterized by massive construction, round arches over recessed doors and windows, and carving
- Normanesque adjective
Origin: from Old English Northman, Old High German Nordemann, literally , Northman
Origin: ult. after A. Norman, railroad surveyor
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- a. A member of a Scandinavian people who settled in northern France in the tenth century.b. A descendant of this people, especially one ruling or inhabiting England from the time of the Norman Conquest.
- A native or inhabitant of Normandy.
- Of or relating to Normandy, the Normans, their culture, or their language.
- Of or being a style of Romanesque architecture that was introduced from Normandy into England before 1066 and that flourished until about 1200.
Origin: Middle English, from Old French Normant (from Old Norse Nordhmadhr : nordhr, north + madhr, man) and from Old English Norman (variant of Northman : north, north; see ner-1 in Indo-European roots + man, man; see man-1 in Indo-European roots).
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