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Norman arch

(mainly Brit) a semicircular arch, esp one in the Romanesque style of architecture developed by the Normans in England Also called Roman arch


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    noun 1. the conquest of England by the Normans, under William the Conqueror, in 1066. noun 1. the invasion and settlement of England by the Normans, following the Battle of Hastings (1066) The overthrow of the government of England in 1066 by forces of Normandy, a province of northern France, under the leadership of William […]

  • Normandy

    [nawr-muh n-dee] /ˈnɔr mən di/ noun 1. a region in N France along the English Channel: invaded and settled by Scandinavians in the 10th century, becoming a duchy in a.d. 911; later a province, the capital of which was Rouen; Allied invasion in World War II began here June 6, 1944. /ˈnɔːməndɪ/ noun 1. a […]

  • Norman-dynasty

    noun 1. 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.

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    noun 1. the dialect of English used by the Norman conquerors of England

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