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Meaning of Normandy

Nor•man•dy

Pronunciation: (nôr'mun-dē), [key]
— n.
  1. a region in N France along the English Channel: invaded and settled by Scandinavians in the 10th century, becoming a duchy ina.d.911; later a province, the capital of which was Rouen; Allied invasion in World War II began here June 6, 1944.
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