Associations to the word «Viking»


VIKING, noun. (historical) One of the Scandinavian seafaring warriors that raided (and then settled) the British Isles and other parts of Europe in the 8th to the 11th centuries and, according to many historians, were the first Europeans to reach North America.
VIKING, noun. (by extension) A stock character common in the fantasy genera, namely a barbarian, generally equipped with an ax or sword and a helmet adorned with horns.
VIKING, noun. (colloquial) A Norseman (mediaeval Scandinavian).
VIKING, noun. (American football) A player on the Minnesota Vikings NFL team.
VIKING, proper noun. A town in Alberta, Canada
VIKING, proper noun. A city in Minnesota
VIKING AGE, proper noun. (history) in European history, especially Scandinavian history, the period spanning the late 8th to 11th centuries
VIKING DISEASE, noun. (informal) Dupuytren's contracture
VIKING METAL, noun. (music) A genre of heavy metal influenced by folk-metal and Nordic traditional music.

Dictionary definition

VIKING, noun. Any of the Scandinavian people who raided the coasts of Europe from the 8th to the 11th centuries.

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