Vinland(redirected from Vínland)
Also found in: Encyclopedia.
Related to Vínland: Leif Eirikson
A coastal region of northeast North America visited by Norse voyagers as early as c. 1000. Probably located somewhere between Newfoundland and Rhode Island, Vinland was named for the grapes growing plentifully in the area.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
(Placename) the stretch of the E coast of North America visited by Leif Ericson and other Vikings from about 1000 ad
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
a region in E North America variously identified as a place between Newfoundland and Virginia: visited and described by Norsemen ab. A.D. 1000.
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.