Norman Nor"man, prop. 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. [1913 Webster]

{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. [1913 Webster]

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  • Norman — ist ein männlicher Vorname und bzw. Familienname. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Herkunft und Bedeutung 2 Bekannte Namensträger 2.1 Vorname 2.2 Familienname …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Norman — puede referirse a: Lugares en Estados Unidos Norman, una localidad del estado de Alabama Norman, una localidad del estado de Arkansas. Norman, una localidad del estado de California. Norman, una localidad del estado de Carolina del Norte. Norman …   Wikipedia Español

  • Norman — Norman, NE U.S. village in Nebraska Population (2000): 49 Housing Units (2000): 25 Land area (2000): 0.098843 sq. miles (0.256002 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.098843 sq. miles (0.256002 sq.… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Norman — Norman1 [nôr′mən] n. [OFr Normant or ML Normannus, both < Frank * nortman < * nort, akin to OE north, NORTH + * man, akin to MAN] 1. any of the Scandinavians who occupied Normandy in the 10th cent. A.D. 2. a descendant of the Normans and… …   English World dictionary

  • Norman — Nor man, prop. 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Norman — m English: of Germanic origin, composed of the elements nord north + man man, i.e. ‘Norseman’. This name was found in England before the Conquest, and was reinforced by its use among the Norman invaders themselves. In the Scottish Highlands it is …   First names dictionary

  • Norman — Norman, Normann althochdeutscher, schwedischer Ursprung, Bedeutung: Mann des Nordens. Vor allem im englischsprachigen Raum beliebt. Namensträger: Norman Mailer, US amerikanischer Schriftsteller …   Deutsch namen

  • Norman — (n.) c.1200, one of the mixed Scandinavian Frankish people who conquered England in 1066, from O.Fr. Normanz, plural of Normand, Normant, lit. North man, from a Scandinavian word meaning northman (see NORSE (Cf. Norse)), in reference to the… …   Etymology dictionary

  • Norman — ► NOUN 1) a member of a people of mixed Frankish and Scandinavian origin who settled in Normandy in the 10th century and who conquered England in 1066. 2) (also Norman French) the northern form of Old French spoken by the Normans. 3) a person… …   English terms dictionary

  • norman — nor man, n. [F. normand.] (Naut.) A wooden bar, or iron pin. W. C. Russell. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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