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Definitions of nordic

nordic (ˈnɔːdɪk Pronunciation for nordic



  1. (skiing) of or relating to competitions in cross-country racing and ski-jumping Compare alpine (sense 4)
  2. (of recreational walking) incorporating the use of poles that resemble ski poles to aid movement

Nordic (ˈnɔːdɪk Pronunciation for Nordic



  1. of, relating to, or belonging to a subdivision of the Caucasoid race typified by the tall blond blue-eyed long-headed inhabitants of N Britain, Scandinavia, N Germany, and the Netherlands

Word Origin

C19: from French nordique, from nord north

Translations for 'nordic'

  • British English: Nordic Nordic means relating to the Scandinavian countries of northern Europe. ADJECTIVE...the Nordic countries.
  • Brazilian Portuguese: nórdico
  • Chinese: 北欧的北欧歐的
  • European Spanish: nórdico nórdica
  • French: nordique
  • German: nordisch
  • Italian: nordico nordica
  • Japanese: 北欧の
  • Korean: 북유럽 국가의
  • Portuguese: nórdico nórdica
  • Spanish: nórdico nórdica


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