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NOUN (3)

1. an inhabitant of Scandinavia;
[syn: Scandinavian, Norse, Northman]

2. a native or inhabitant of Norway;
[syn: Norwegian, Norseman, Norse]

3. the northern family of Germanic languages that are spoken in Scandinavia and Iceland;
[syn: Scandinavian, Scandinavian language, Nordic, Norse, North Germanic, North Germanic language]


ADJECTIVE (2)

1. of or relating to Scandinavia or its peoples or cultures;
- Example: "Norse sagas"
- Example: "Norse nomads"
[syn: Scandinavian, Norse]

2. of or relating to Norway or its people or culture or language;
- Example: "Norwegian herring"
[syn: Norwegian, Norse]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Norse \Norse\ (n[^o]rs), prop. a. [Dan. Norsk, fr. nord north. See North.] Of or pertaining to ancient Scandinavia, or to the language spoken by its inhabitants. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Norse \Norse\, prop. n. The Norse language. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

Norse adj 1: of or relating to Scandinavia or its peoples or cultures; "Norse sagas"; "Norse nomads" [syn: Scandinavian, Norse] 2: of or relating to Norway or its people or culture or language; "Norwegian herring" [syn: Norwegian, Norse] n 1: an inhabitant of Scandinavia [syn: Scandinavian, Norse, Northman] 2: a native or inhabitant of Norway [syn: Norwegian, Norseman, Norse] 3: the northern family of Germanic languages that are spoken in Scandinavia and Iceland [syn: Scandinavian, Scandinavian language, Nordic, Norse, North Germanic, North Germanic language]