Associations to the word «Norman»


NORMAN, noun. A person whose ancestors are from Normandy or who resides in Normandy.
NORMAN, noun. A member of the mixed Scandinavian and Frankish peoples who, in the 11th century, were a major military power in Western Europe and who conquered the English in 1066.
NORMAN, noun. (rare) A Northman.
NORMAN, proper noun. The langue d'oïl variant, closely related to the French of "Ile de France" (i.e. Paris), spoken in Normandy and the Channel Islands, which influenced the development of Quebec French (until the mid 20th century), and was for several centuries the ruling language of England (see Anglo-Norman).
NORMAN, proper noun. A surname​, for someone from Normandy, or for a Viking (Northman).
NORMAN, proper noun. A male given name used in the Middle Ages and revived in the 19th century.
NORMAN, adjective. Of or pertaining to Normandy or its inhabitants (present or past).
NORMAN, adjective. (Can we clean up([1]) this sense?) Relating to the Norman language.
NORMAN, adjective. (Can we clean up([1]) this sense?) (rare) Referring to the dialect of French spoken in Normandy.
NORMAN, adjective. Relating to the Romanesque architecture developed by the Normans after the Norman Conquest, characterized by large arches and heavy columns.
NORMAN, noun. (nautical) A wooden bar, or iron pin.
NORMAN CONQUEST, proper noun. The invasion of England by the Normans in 1066 and their subsequent settlement
NORMAN FRENCH, proper noun. A dialect of Old French spoken in medieval Normandy, and in England following the Norman Conquest
NORMAN WINDOW, noun. A window that has the shape of a semicircle on top of a rectangle.
NORMAN WINDOWS, noun. Plural of Norman window

Dictionary definition

NORMAN, noun. United States operatic soprano (born in 1945).
NORMAN, noun. Australian golfer (born in 1955).
NORMAN, noun. An inhabitant of Normandy.
NORMAN, adjective. Of or relating to or characteristic of Normandy; "Norman beaches".
NORMAN, adjective. Of or relating to or characteristic of the Normans; "the Norman Invasion in 1066".

Wise words

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Blaise Pascal