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Norman1 British & World English

A city in central Oklahoma, south of Oklahoma City, home to the University of Oklahoma; population 106,957 (est. 2008)

Norman2 British & World English

A member of a people of mixed Frankish and Scandinavian origin who settled in Normandy from about ad 912 and became a dominant military power in western Europe and the Mediterranean in the 11th century

Norman, Greg British & World English

(B.1955), Australian golfer; full name Gregory John Norman. He has won the world match-play championship three times (1980; 1983; 1986) and the British Open twice (1986; 1993)

Norman, Jessye British & World English

(B.1945), American operatic soprano. She is noted for her interpretations of the works of Wagner, Schubert, and Mahler

Thomas, Norman British & World English

(1884–1968), US social reformer, minister, and politician; full name Norman Mattoon Thomas. A minister 1911–31, he helped found the American Civil Liberties Union 1920 and was a Socialist Party presidential candidate six times between 1928 and 1948

Mailer, Norman British & World English

(1923–2007), American novelist and essayist. Notable novels: The Naked and the Dead (1948) and The Presidential Papers (1963)

Norman French British & World English

The northern form of Old French spoken by the Normans

Rockwell, Norman British & World English

(1894–1978), American illustrator; full name Norman Percevel Rockwell. Known for his sentimental portraits of small-town American life, he was an illustrator for Life and the Saturday Evening Post

Jewison, Norman British & World English

(B.1926), Canadian film director and producer. He is known particularly for the drama In the Heat of the Night (1967), which won five Oscars, the musical Fiddler on the Roof (1971), and the romantic comedy Moonstruck (1987)

Norman Conquest British & World English

The conquest of England by William of Normandy (William the Conqueror) after the Battle of Hastings in 1066

Foster, Sir Norman British & World English

Baron Foster of Thames Bank (b.1935), English architect; full name Norman Robert Foster. His work is notable for its sophisticated engineering approach and technological style. Examples include the Terminal Zone at Stansted Airport (1991) and the German Reichstag building in Berlin (1998)

Anglo-Norman French British & World English

The variety of Norman French used in England after the Norman Conquest. It remained the language of the English nobility for several centuries

Bethune, Henry Norman British & World English

(1890–1939), Canadian surgeon. He joined the Communist Party in 1935 and served in the Spanish Civil War against the Fascists, organizing the first mobile blood-transfusion service. Bethune then joined the Chinese army in their war against Japan as a surgeon, becoming a hero in the People’s Republic; he died while in China

Peale, Norman Vincent British & World English

(1898–1993), US clergyman. The pastor of the Marble Collegiate Reformed Church in New York City 1932–84, he preached “applied Christianity,” which encouraged people to think positively. His books included The Art of Living (1937), The Art of Loving (1948), and The Power of Positive Thinking (1952)

Lockyer, Sir Norman British & World English

(1836–1920), English astronomer; full name Sir Joseph Norman Lockyer. His spectroscopic analysis of the sun led to his discovery of a new element, which he named helium. He founded both the Science Museum in London and the scientific journal Nature, which he edited for fifty years

Borlaug, Norman Ernest British & World English

(1914–2009), American scientist, a central figure in the green revolution. He worked for many years on the improvement of wheat crops and the adaptation of new strains of wheat to parts of the world where it had not previously been grown. Nobel Peace Prize (1970)

Schwarzkopf, H. Norman British & World English

Jr. (1934–2012), US army officer; nickname Stormin' Norman. He was deputy commander of US forces during the invasion of Grenada 1983. Promoted to full general in 1988 and appointed commander in chief of the US Central Command 1988–91, he led the Allied forces against Iraq in the Persian Gulf War 1991

Haworth, Sir Walter Norman British & World English

(1883–1950), English organic chemist. He was a pioneer in carbohydrate chemistry and was the first person to make a vitamin artificially when he synthesized vitamin C. Nobel Prize for Chemistry (1937)

Anglo-Norman in Anglo-Norman French British & World English

The variety of Norman French used in England after the Norman Conquest. It remained the language of the English nobility for several centuries

Lindsay British & World English

A family of Australian artists. Sir Lionel Lindsay (1874–1961) was an art critic, watercolour painter, and graphic artist. His brother, Norman Lindsay (1874–1969), was a graphic artist, painter, critic, and novelist

Norman Lindsay in Lindsay British & World English

A family of Australian artists. Sir Lionel Lindsay (1874–1961) was an art critic, watercolour painter, and graphic artist. His brother, Norman Lindsay (1874–1969), was a graphic artist, painter, critic, and novelist

Stormin' Norman in Schwarzkopf, H. Norman British & World English

Jr. (1934–2012), US army officer; nickname Stormin' Norman. He was deputy commander of US forces during the invasion of Grenada 1983. Promoted to full general in 1988 and appointed commander in chief of the US Central Command 1988–91, he led the Allied forces against Iraq in the Persian Gulf War 1991

Carlton, Steve British & World English

(1944-), US baseball player; full name Steven Norman Carlton; nicknamed Lefty. He was the first pitcher to win four Cy Young awards 1972, 1977, 1980, 1982. He played chiefly for the St. Louis Cardinals 1965–71 and the Philadelphia Phillies 1972–86. Baseball Hall of Fame (1994)

Chamberlain, Wilt British & World English

(1936–99), US basketball player; full name Wilton Norman Chamberlain; known as Wilt the Stilt. He played for the Philadelphia Warriors (later the Golden State Warriors), the Philadelphia 76ers, and the Los Angeles Lakers from 1959 until 1973. Basketball Hall of Fame (1978)

Michael Norman Manley in Manley, Michael British & World English

(1923–97), Jamaican statesman, Prime Minister 1972–80 and 1989–92; full name Michael Norman Manley

Norman Graham Hill in Hill, Graham British & World English

(1929–75), English motor-racing driver; full name Norman Graham Hill. He became Formula One world champion in 1962 and 1975

Gregory John Norman in Norman, Greg British & World English

(B.1955), Australian golfer; full name Gregory John Norman. He has won the world match-play championship three times (1980; 1983; 1986) and the British Open twice (1986; 1993)

Steven Norman Carlton in Carlton, Steve British & World English

(1944-), US baseball player; full name Steven Norman Carlton; nicknamed Lefty. He was the first pitcher to win four Cy Young awards 1972, 1977, 1980, 1982. He played chiefly for the St. Louis Cardinals 1965–71 and the Philadelphia Phillies 1972–86. Baseball Hall of Fame (1994)

Norman Robert Foster in Foster, Sir Norman British & World English

Baron Foster of Thames Bank (b.1935), English architect; full name Norman Robert Foster. His work is notable for its sophisticated engineering approach and technological style. Examples include the Terminal Zone at Stansted Airport (1991) and the German Reichstag building in Berlin (1998)

Robert Norman Reiner in Reiner, Carl British & World English

(1922-), US television writer and actor. He was a writer for Caesar’s Hour (1954–57) and wrote for and acted on The Dick Van Dyke Show (1961–66). He also directed movies such as Oh God! (1977), The Jerk (1979), and That Old Feeling (1997). His son Rob Reiner (1947-) (full name Robert Norman Reiner), noted for his role as the son-in-law on television’s All in the Family 1971–78, became a director, with such movies as The Princess Bride (1987), When Harry Met Sally (1989), The American President (1995), Ghosts of Mississippi (1996), and The Bucket List (2007)

Norman Mattoon Thomas in Thomas, Norman British & World English

(1884–1968), US social reformer, minister, and politician; full name Norman Mattoon Thomas. A minister 1911–31, he helped found the American Civil Liberties Union 1920 and was a Socialist Party presidential candidate six times between 1928 and 1948

Wilton Norman Chamberlain in Chamberlain, Wilt British & World English

(1936–99), US basketball player; full name Wilton Norman Chamberlain; known as Wilt the Stilt. He played for the Philadelphia Warriors (later the Golden State Warriors), the Philadelphia 76ers, and the Los Angeles Lakers from 1959 until 1973. Basketball Hall of Fame (1978)

Norman Percevel Rockwell in Rockwell, Norman British & World English

(1894–1978), American illustrator; full name Norman Percevel Rockwell. Known for his sentimental portraits of small-town American life, he was an illustrator for Life and the Saturday Evening Post

Sir Joseph Norman Lockyer in Lockyer, Sir Norman British & World English

(1836–1920), English astronomer; full name Sir Joseph Norman Lockyer. His spectroscopic analysis of the sun led to his discovery of a new element, which he named helium. He founded both the Science Museum in London and the scientific journal Nature, which he edited for fifty years

Norman English-Spanish

normando

the Norman Conquest in Norman English-Spanish

la invasión normandade Inglaterra

the family line is traceable back to Norman times in traceable English-Spanish

la genealogía de la familia se puede seguir hasta la época normanda


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