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Type Region
Usage Old Norse
Other Forms FormsVínland, Vineland, Winland

Meaning & History

Old Norse name for a place in modern Canada, named by viking Leif Eriksson c. 1000 AD. The first element of the name is uncertain, but it could be from Old Norse vín "wine" or vin "meadow".
Added 5/29/2017 by Beautiful Victory
Edited 5/29/2017 by Beautiful Victory