Viking vs Spartans - What's the difference?

viking | spartans |

As a noun viking

is viking (one of the scandinavian seafaring warriors).

As a proper noun spartans is




(wikipedia Viking)

Alternative forms

* -terminal): ** Vikinger, vikinger ** Vikingir, vikingir ** Vikingr, vikingr * -terminal): ** Viking, viking * -initial): ** Wicking, wicking ** Wiking, wiking


(en noun)
  • (historical) One of the Scandinavian seafaring warriors that raided (and then settled) the British Isles and other parts of Europe in the 8th to the 11th centuries and, according to many historians, were the first Europeans to reach North America.
  • (by extension) A stock character common in the fantasy genera, namely a barbarian, generally equipped with an ax or sword and a helmet adorned with horns.
  • (lb) A (mediaeval Scandinavian).
  • (American football) A player on the NFL team.
  • Derived terms

    * vike (jocular verb) * viking (in attributive use) * Vikingism * Vikingship

    Proper noun

    (en proper noun)
  • A town in Alberta, Canada
  • A city in Minnesota
  • References

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    Proper noun