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Meaning of NORMAN

Pronunciation:  'nowrmun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  an inhabitant of Normandy
  2. [n]  Australian golfer (born in 1955)
  3. [n]  United States operatic soprano (born in 1945)
  4. [adj]  of or relating to or characteristic of the Normans; "the Norman Invasion in 1066"
  5. [adj]  of or relating to or characteristic of Normandy; "Norman beaches"
 

NORMAN is a 6 letter word that starts with N.

 

 Synonyms: Greg Norman, Gregory John Norman, Jessye Norman
 
 See Also: French person, Frenchman, Frenchwoman, golf player, golfer, linksman, Normandie, Normandy, soprano

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Nor"man\, n. [F. normand.] (Naut.)
    A wooden bar, or iron pin. --W. C. Russell.
    
    
  2. \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.
    
    
  3. \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.
    
    
 

 

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