Vinland definition by Webster's New World
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region, now believed to be part of North America, discovered by Norsemen led by Leif Ericson in c. 1000
Origin: Old Norse literally , wine-land (after the wild berries or grapes discovered there)
Vinland definition by American Heritage Dictionary
An unidentified coastal region of northeast North America visited by Norse voyagers as early as c. 1000. The region, variously located from Labrador to New Jersey, was named for the grapes growing plentifully in the area.