Definition of Northman in English:

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Northman

Pronunciation: /ˈnɔːθmən/

noun (plural Northmen)

archaic
A native or inhabitant of Scandinavia, especially of Norway.
Example sentences
  • They became known by the French as Northmen or Normans.
  • Tales of the Northmen, Tales of the Russians, and the legends of Siegfried and Dietrich followed.
  • He held off a force of Northmen with just a single battalion of infantry.

Origin

Old English (see north, man).

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