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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.
2. A native or inhabitant of Normandy.
1. Of or relating to Normandy, the Normans, their culture, or their language.
2. Of or being a style of Romanesque architecture that was introduced from Normandy into England before 1066 and that flourished until about 1200.
[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- in Indo-European roots + man, man; see man- in Indo-European roots).]
A city of central Oklahoma south of Oklahoma City. The University of Oklahoma opened here in 1892.
1. (Historical Terms) (in the Middle Ages) a member of the people of Normandy descended from the 10th-century Scandinavian conquerors of the country and the native French
2. (Peoples) a native or inhabitant of Normandy
3. (Languages) another name for Norman French
4. (Historical Terms) of, relating to, or characteristic of the Normans, esp the Norman kings of England, the Norman people living in England, or their dialect of French
5. of, relating to, or characteristic of Normandy or its inhabitants
6. (Architecture) denoting, relating to, or having the style of Romanesque architecture used in Britain from the Norman Conquest until the 12th century. It is characterized by the rounded arch, the groin vault, massive masonry walls, etc
1. (Biography) Greg. born 1955, Australian golfer: winner of the British Open (1986, 1993)
2. (Biography) Jessye (ˈdʒɛsɪ). born 1945, US soprano: noted for her interpretations of Wagner and Mahler
a. any of the Scandinavian raiders who in the 10th century settled in N France and established the duchy of Normandy.
b. any of their Gallicized and Christianized descendants who established feudal regimes in the British Isles, Sicily, and S Italy in the 11th and 12th centuries.
2. a native or inhabitant of modern Normandy.
b. the French dialect of modern Normandy.
4. a city in central Oklahoma. 78,280.adj.
5. of or pertaining to Normandy, the Normans, or their speech.
6. of or pertaining to Romanesque architecture built by the Normans, esp. in England after 1066.
[1175–1225; < Old French Normant < Old Norse Northmathr Northman]
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|Noun||1.||Norman - United States operatic soprano (born in 1945)|
|2.||Norman - Australian golfer (born in 1955)|
|3.||Norman - an inhabitant of Normandy|
Normandie, Normandy - a former province of northwestern France on the English channel; divided into Haute-Normandie and Basse-Normandie
|Adj.||1.||Norman - of or relating to or characteristic of Normandy; "Norman beaches"|
|2.||Norman - of or relating to or characteristic of the Normans; "the Norman Invasion in 1066"|