Definition of Anglo-Norman

1. Noun. The French (Norman) language used in medieval England.

Exact synonyms: Anglo-french
Generic synonyms: French



Definition of Anglo-Norman

1. Adjective. Pertaining to the period of Norman rule of England, 1066–1154. ¹

2. Adjective. Pertaining to Normans in England after the Norman Conquest. ¹

3. Adjective. Relating to their language. ¹

4. Noun. A Norman who settled in England after the Norman Conquest, or a descendant of one. ¹

5. Proper noun. The Romance language spoken in England by the ruling classes after the Norman Conquest, or the form of this language used in English law until the 17th century. ([ language code=xno]) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Anglo-Norman

Anglify
Anglifying
Anglo-
Anglo-American
Anglo-Americans
Anglo-Catholic
Anglo-Catholicism
Anglo-Catholics
Anglo-Celtic Isles
Anglo-French
Anglo-Frisian
Anglo-Indian
Anglo-Indians
Anglo-Jewish
Anglo-Latin
Anglo-Norman (current term)
Anglo-Normans
Anglo-Saxon
Anglo-Saxon America
Anglo-Saxon deity
Anglo-Saxondom
Anglo-Saxons
Anglo-catholic
Anglocentric
Anglocentrically
Anglocentrism
Anglodom
Anglomania
Anglomaniac
Anglomaniacs

Literary usage of Anglo-Norman

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1. Encyclopaedia Britannica, a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and edited by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"To these two romances by an Anglo-Norman author, Amadas et Idoine, of which we only ... The Anglo-Norman poem on the Life of Richard Cœur de Lion is lost, ..."

2. English Literature: From the Norman Conquest to Chaucer by William Henry Schofield (1906)
"... CHAPTER III Anglo-Norman AND ANGLO-FRENCH LITERATURE FRENCH was spoken by many in England prior to the Conquest. Edward the Confessor, who was reared on ..."

3. The Cambridge History of English Literature by Adolphus William Ward, Alfred Rayney Waller (1908)
"3 Dedicated to Adela of Louvain, tlie second wife of Henry I, for whom Benoit the Anglo-Norman monk versified a St Brendan in 1121. ..."

4. Transactions and Proceedings of the American Philological Association by American philological association (1885)
"V. — On the Relation of the Anglo-Norman Vowel System to the Norman Words in English. BY HANS CG VON JAGEMANN, PROFESSOR IN EARLHAM COLLEGE, RICHMOND, IND. ..."

5. Norman Institutions by Charles Homer Haskins (1918)
"NORMAN CHAPTER I NORMANDY UNDER WILLIAM THE CONQUEROR' THE Anglo-Norman state of the twelfth century is one of the most interesting phenomena in the history ..."

6. English Literature by William Joseph Long (1919)
"CHAPTER III THE Anglo-Norman PERIOD (1066-1350) I. HISTORICAL INTRODUCTION The Normans. The name Norman, which is a softened form ol Northman, tells its own ..."

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