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Viking

noun [C] uk   /ˈvaɪ.kɪŋ/ us  
a person belonging to a race of Scandinavian people who travelled by sea and attacked parts of northern and southern Europe between the 8th and the 11th centuries, often staying to live in places they travelled to
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