Norman


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Wikipedia.

Norman,

city (1990 pop. 80,071), seat of Cleveland co., central Okla.; inc. 1891. It is the center of a livestock region. Oil wells, food processing, and printing and publishing contribute to the economy, and there is diverse manufacturing (machinery, communication equipment, nutritional products, and consumer goods). Norman is the seat of the Univ. of Oklahoma. The city's population grew considerably in the late 20th cent.

Norman

1
1. Greg. born 1955, Australian golfer
2. Jessye . born 1945, US Black soprano

Norman

2
1. (in the Middle Ages) a member of the people of Normandy descended from the 10th-century Scandinavian conquerors of the country and the native French
2. a native or inhabitant of Normandy
3. another name for Norman French
4. of, relating to, or characteristic of the Normans, esp the Norman kings of England, the Norman people living in England, or their dialect of French
5. denoting, relating to, or having the style of Romanesque architecture used in Britain from the Norman Conquest until the 12th century. It is characterized by the rounded arch, the groin vault, massive masonry walls, etc.
References in classic literature ?
And so was born that Norman of Torn whose name in a few short years was to strike terror to the hearts of Englishmen, and whose power in the vicinity of Torn was greater than that of the King or the barons.
Tis the badge of Tete-noire, the Norman," cried a seaman-mariner.
The Norman hath a mangonel or a trabuch upon the forecastle.
I have sailed since I was as high as this staff, and I have fought against these Normans and against the Genoese, as well as the Scotch, the Bretons, the Spanish, and the Moors.
the third Norman king who ruled our land) there lived a monk called Geoffrey of Monmouth.
For a long time after the Normans came to England, they spoke Norman French.
The Normans and the Bretons were very different peoples, as different as the Britons and the English.
The Normans, then, brought tales of Arthur with them when they came to England.
Following the surgery, Norman returned home to rest and recover.
The owners later decided that they would only sell the entire property to Norman and offered it to him for $1.
Norman, 27, faces felony charges of possessing and delivering heroin, stemming from a pair of alleged incidents that occurred in April and May.
Norman has released the SandBox Analyzer for Linux to the product line giving customers an important option to the popular Windows version of the SandBox Analyzer.