a succession of English kings founded by Duke William of the duchy of Normandy in northern France, who conquered England in 1066 and whose successors ruled the country to 1154.
- Norman english
noun 1. the dialect of English used by the Norman conquerors of England
[nawr-muh-nesk] /ˌnɔr məˈnɛsk/ adjective 1. in the style of Norman architecture, a variety of Romanesque architecture.
noun 1. Also called Norman. the French dialect of the or of Normandy. 2. (def 2). noun 1. the medieval Norman and English dialect of Old French See also Anglo-French (sense 3)
[nawr-muh-nahyz] /ˈnɔr məˌnaɪz/ verb (used with or without object), Normanized, Normanizing. 1. to make or become in customs, language, etc. /ˈnɔːməˌnaɪz/ verb 1. to make or become Norman in character, style, customs, etc