Definitions for: Norman

[n] an inhabitant of Normandy
[n] Australian golfer (born in 1955)
[n] United States operatic soprano (born in 1945)
[adj] of or relating to or characteristic of the Normans; "the Norman Invasion in 1066"
[adj] of or relating to or characteristic of Normandy; "Norman beaches"

Webster (1913) Definition: Nor"man, n. [F. normand.] (Naut.)
A wooden bar, or iron pin. --W. C. Russell.

Nor"man, a. [F. normand, of Scand. origin. See
Northman, and cf. Norse.]
Of or pertaining to Normandy or to the Normans; as, the
Norman language; the Norman conquest.

Norman style (Arch.), a style of architecture which arose
in the tenth century, characterized by great massiveness,
simplicity, and strength, with the use of the semicircular
arch, heavy round columns, and a great variety of
ornaments, among which the zigzag and spiral or
cable-formed ornaments were prominent.

Nor"man, n.
A native or inhabitant of Normandy; originally, one of the
Northmen or Scandinavians who conquered Normandy in the 10th
century; afterwards, one of the mixed (Norman-French) race
which conquered England, under William the Conqueror.

Synonyms: Greg Norman, Gregory John Norman, Jessye Norman

See Also: French person, Frenchman, Frenchwoman, golf player, golfer, linksman, Normandie, Normandy, soprano

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