Definition of Ostman in English:

Ostman

noun

historical
  • Usually in plural Any one of the Norsemen who invaded and settled in towns on the East coast of Ireland around the 10th cent.

Origin

Middle English. From Old Icelandic Austmann-, Austmaðr man of the East from aust- + maðr.

Pronunciation

Ostman

/ˈɒstman/