Nordic
Nordic Nordic prop. adj. 1. of or pertaining to the inhabitants of Scandinavia; as, Nordic languages have a gender system. [WordNet 1.5]

2. Relating to Germany and Scandinavia; as, Hitler wanted Nordic people to rule Europe. [WordNet 1.5]

3. Resembling the peoples of Scandinavia. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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