Anglo-Norman

Anglo-Norman
/ang"gloh nawr"meuhn/, adj.
1. pertaining to the period, 1066-1154, when England was ruled by Normans.
2. of or pertaining to Anglo-Normans or the Anglo-Norman dialect.
n.
3. a Norman who settled in England after 1066, or a descendant of one.
4. Anglo-French (def. 3).
[1725-35]

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