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also Er·ics·son  (ĕr′ĭk-sən), Leif fl. c. 1000.
Norse navigator who mounted an expedition in search of lands he had heard of west of Greenland. His camp in what he named Vinland was probably the first European settlement in North America.


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(Biography) Leif (liːf). 10th–11th centuries ad, Norse navigator, who discovered Vinland (?1000), variously identified as the coast of New England, Labrador, or Newfoundland; son of Eric the Red


or Er•ics•son

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Leif, fl. A.D. c1000, Norse mariner (son of Eric the Red).
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