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Vinland

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Pronunciation: /ˈvɪnlənd
 
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Definition of Vinland in English:

The region of the NE coast of North America which was visited in the 11th century by Norsemen led by Leif Ericsson. It was so named from the report that grapevines were found growing there. The exact location is uncertain.

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