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Definition of Norman


  1. A wooden bar, or iron pin.
  2. Of or pertaining to Normandy or to the Normans; as, the Norman language; the Norman conquest.
  3. A native or inhabitant of Normandy; originally, one of the Northmen or Scandinavians who conquered Normandy in the 10th century; afterwards, one of the mixed (Norman-French) race which conquered England, under William the Conqueror.

Norman Quotations

I started life washing cars in Canada before moving on to selling life insurance and vacuum cleaners. Later, I went through a programme by Dr. Norman Vincent Peale, which literally changed my life. It was the turning point.
Shiv Khera

What had brought me to New York in the autumn of 1972 was a letter of recommendation written by Norman Mailer, the author of 'The Naked and the Dead' and American literature's leading heavyweight contender, to Dan Wolf, the delphic editor of 'The Village Voice.'
James Wolcott

It was very much like Norman Rockwell: small town America. We walked to school or rode our bikes, stopped at the penny candy store on the way home from school, skated on the pond.
Dorothy Hamill

Nobody in football should be called a genius. A genius is a guy like Norman Einstein.
Joe Theismann

I remember when I first came out on tour, it was Greg Norman and Nick Price. We forget how big Norman was, what a presence he was. I remember one of my first tournaments, Greg threw an orange peel down on the ground and some fan ran over and grabbed it. 'This is Greg Norman's orange peel!'
Phil Mickelson
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Norman Translations

norman in Dutch is Normandisch
norman in French is Normand
norman in Portuguese is Normando
norman in Swedish is normand
norman in Swedish is normandisk
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