Norton: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (nôr'tn), [key]
— n.
  1. 1827–1908, U.S. scholar.
  2. 1532–84, English author.
  3. a town in SE Massachusetts. 12,690.
  4. a city in NE Ohio. 12,242.
  5. a male given name: an Old English family name taken from a place-name meaning “north town.”
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