Main definitions of norland in English

: Norland1norland2

Norland1

noun

British
  • Attributive Designating a nurse or nanny trained at Norland College or its precursor, and training given under its auspices. Also absol.: a Norland nurse or nanny. [A trademark in the U.K.]

Origin

Late 19th century. From the name of the NorlandInstitute (now the Norland College), originally situated at Norland Place in London.

Pronunciation

Norland

/ˈnɔːlənd/

Main definitions of norland in English

: Norland1norland2

norland2

(also nor'lan', norlan')

adjective

Scottish
poetic
  • Belonging to the north, that comes from the north.

noun

Scottish
poetic
  • 1A northern region, a land or country in the north; specifically the northern part of Scotland.

  • 2A northerner; a person from the north, especially the north of Scotland. Compare Norlander. Now rare.

Origin

Late 16th century; earliest use found in Edinburgh Testaments. Shortened from northland.

Pronunciation

norland

/ˈnɔːlənd/