• A person from Denmark or of Danish descent.
  • A member of the Danes, a Germanic tribe inhabiting the Danish islands and parts of southern Sweden.

Proper Noun

  • for someone who came from Denmark, also a variant of Dean.
  • A male given name from surnames, or from the ethnic term Dane (like Scott or Norman).
  • river , the {{w River Dane, in|co/Cheshire|cc/England|which joins the River|river/Weaver}} at Northwich.


Similar words


  • From Middle English Dane, from Old Norse danir. Displaced native Old English Dene. Both forms ultimately descend from Proto-Germanic *daniz.

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