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Cnut

 (kə-no͞ot′, -nyo͞ot′)
See Canute.
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Cnut

(kəˈnjuːt)
n
(Biography) a variant spelling of Canute
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Ca•nute

(kəˈnut, -ˈnyut)

n.
A.D. 994?–1035, Danish king of England 1017–35; of Denmark 1018–35; and of Norway 1028–35.
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Noun1.Cnut - king of Denmark and Norway who forced Edmund II to divide England with him; on the death of Edmund II, Canute became king of all England (994-1035)
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