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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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NorseNorse1 /nɔːs $ nɔːrs/ adjective [only before noun]  SANSHrelating to the people of ancient Scandinavia or their language Norse legends
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NorseAs a kid, I read all the Norse mythology I could put my hands on.To say this is not to defend the pitiless Norse pirates.
NorseNorse2 noun [uncountable]  the language that was spoken by the people of ancient Scandinavia
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NorseBut he was soon to find that Tolkien had more to offer him than the chance to learn Old Norse.The Norse were not the only men to dare the sea-routes to Ulthuan.
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