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Olaf I

[oo-lahf; English oh-luh f] /ˈu lɑf; English ˈoʊ ləf/
noun
1.
(Olaf Tryggvessön) a.d. 969–1000, king of Norway 995–1000.
Also, Olav I.

Olaf II

noun
1.
Saint (Olaf Haraldssön) a.d. 995–1030, king of Norway from 1016 to 1029; patron saint of Norway.
Also, Olav II.
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  • After that, the noble man, king olaf, went back to his realm.
British Dictionary definitions for olaf

Olaf I

/ˈəʊləf/
noun
1.
known as Olaf Tryggvesson. ?965–?1000 ad, king of Norway (995–?1000). He began the conversion of Norway to Christianity

Olaf II

noun
1.
Saint. 995–1030 ad, king of Norway (1015–28), who worked to complete the conversion of Norway to Christianity; deposed by Canute; patron saint of Norway. Feast day: July 29
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Word Origin and History for olaf
Olaf
masc. proper name, from O.N. An-leifr, lit. "ancestor's relic;" first element related to O.H.G. ano "ancestor;" second element related to O.E. læfan "to leave" (see leave).
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