Anglo-Norman

EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Anglo- +‎ Norman.

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /æŋ.ɡləʊ.nɔː.mən/
  • (US) IPA(key): /æŋ.ɡloʊ.nɔːr.mən/

AdjectiveEdit

Anglo-Norman (comparative more Anglo-Norman, superlative most Anglo-Norman)

  1. Pertaining to the period of Norman rule of England, 1066–1154.
  2. Pertaining to Normans in England after the Norman Conquest.
  3. Relating to their language.

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NounEdit

Anglo-Norman (plural Anglo-Normans)

  1. A Norman who settled in England after the Norman Conquest, or a descendant of one.

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Proper nounEdit

Anglo-Norman

  1. The Romance language spoken in England by the ruling classes after the Norman Conquest, or the form of this language used in English law until the 17th century.

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ReferencesEdit

  • Anglo-Norman” in The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition, Houghton Mifflin Company, 2000.
  • Anglo-Norman” in Dictionary.com Unabridged, v1.0.1, Lexico Publishing Group, 2006.
  • "Anglo-Norman" in WordNet 2.0, Princeton University, 2003.

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Last modified on 6 October 2013, at 16:11