Definition of Ericsson, Leif in English:

Ericsson, Leif

(also Eriksson, Ericson)

proper noun

  • (970–1020), Norse explorer, son of Eric the Red. He sailed westward from Greenland (c.1000) and visited land variously identified as Labrador, Newfoundland, or New England, which he named Vinland because of the vines he claimed to have found growing there.

Pronunciation

Ericsson, Leif

/ˈɛrɪks(ə)n/