Northmen

Northman

[nawrth-muhn]
noun, plural Northmen.
one of the ancient Scandinavians, especially a member of the group that from about the 8th to the 11th century made many raids and established settlements in Great Britain, Ireland, many parts of continental Europe, and probably in parts of North America.
Also, Norseman.


Origin:
before 900; Old English northman(n) (not recorded in ME); see north, -man

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Northman (ˈnɔːθmən)
 
n , pl -men
another name for a Viking

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