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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A native or inhabitant of Denmark.
  • noun A person of Danish ancestry.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A native or an inhabitant of Denmark, a kingdom of northern Europe.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A native, or a naturalized inhabitant, of Denmark.
  • noun (Zoöl.) See Danish dog, under Danish.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A person from Denmark or of Danish descent.
  • proper noun A surname for someone who came from Denmark, also a variant of Dean.
  • proper noun A male given name transferred from the surname, or from the ethnic term Dane (like Scott or Norman).

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a native or inhabitant of Denmark

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Middle English Dan, from Old Norse Danr.]

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From Danish Daner ("Danes"), from Old Norse Danir. Replaced native Old English Dene. Both forms ultimately descend from Proto-Germanic *daniz.

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