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Anglo-Norman

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Etymology

From Anglo + Norman.

Adjective

Anglo-Norman (not comparable)
  1. Pertaining to the period of Norman rule of England, 1066–1154.
  2. Pertaining to Norman in England after the Norman Conquest.
  3. Relating to their language.

Proper noun

Singular
Anglo-Norman

Plural
-

Anglo-Norman

  1. A Norman who settled in England after the Norman Conquest, or a descendant of one.
  2. 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. (language code=xno)

References

  • 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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