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Norman

adjective uk   /ˈnɔː.mən/ us    /ˈnɔːr-/
belonging or relating to the people from northern France, especially those who invaded (= used force to enter) England in 1066 and became its rulers, or to the buildings that were made during their rule: the Norman invasion/conquest a Norman castle/church/cathedralMiddle Ages (medieval Period) 501-1500Buildings in generalShops, markets and auctionsRestaurants and cafes
Norman
noun [C] uk   us  
The Anglo-Saxons were defeated by the Normans.Middle Ages (medieval Period) 501-1500Names of groups of people who lived in the past
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