Definition of Tollund Man in English:

Tollund Man

proper noun

  • The well-preserved corpse of an Iron Age man (c.500 bc–ad 400) found in 1950 in a peat bog in central Jutland, Denmark. Around the neck was a plaited leather noose, indicating that Tollund Man had met his death by hanging.

Origin

Named after Tollund Fen, where it was found.

Pronunciation:

Tollund Man

/ˈtɒlənd/