Northmen
Northman North"man (n[^o]rth"man), prop. n.; pl. {Northmen}. [AS. nor[eth]man. See {North}, and {Man}, and cf. {Norman}.] One of the inhabitants of the north of Europe; esp., one of the ancient Scandinavians; a Norseman. [1913 Webster]

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