Pronunciation: (nôr'dik), [key]
1. of, pertaining to, or characteristic of a Germanic people of northern European origin, exemplified by the Scandinavians.
2. having or suggesting the physical characteristics associated with these people, typically tall stature, blond hair, blue eyes, and elongated head.
3. (sometimes l.c.) of or pertaining to skiing events involving ski jumping and cross-country skiing. Cf. Alpine.
a member of the Nordic people, esp. a Scandinavian.
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