Usage Ancient Scandinavian
Other Forms FormsVínland, Vineland, Winland
Edit Status Status
Contributor Contrib.Beautiful Victory on 5/29/2017
Last Editor EditorBeautiful Victory on 5/29/2017
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".