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noun as in buccaneer

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One of the parts of the book that I loved writing was about the Viking ships and the wood they chose.

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Another recent example is a partnership with Ubisoft, where users raised miniature Viking ships against strongman Hafþór Björnsson, for some reason.

Its maps also helped point to landing sites for NASA’s Viking missions to Mars in the mid-70s.

Perhaps Viking-Age people chose and renegotiated their identities every day, much as many of us do.

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Eleven remains belonged to people — including some thought to be Vikings — who had lived in northern Europe, western Russia and the United Kingdom during the Viking Age more than 1,000 years ago.

“This was a Viking area where they settled and traded,” said Campbell.

While things had picked up by the height of the Viking era in the 9th and 10th centuries, two things were holding the region back.

The economic recovery in Europe, contends Winroth, “was during the Viking Age.”

Reprinted by arrangement with Viking, a member of Penguin Group (USA) LLC, A Penguin Random House Company.

This excerpt is published with the permission of the author and the publisher, Viking Press.

There was nothing eventful in our talk as we came down the mountain-side towards Viking—Justine Caron's presence prevented that.

Others spoke in similar fashion, and then Viking went back to work, and we to our mountain cottage.

Then the conversation turned upon the feud that existed between Viking and Sunburst, the river-drivers and the fishers.

At Viking one got the impression of a strong pioneer life, vibrant, eager, and with a touch of Arcady.

She had learned of the accident on her way to Viking, and had turned back; but only to wait and know the worst or the best.


On this page you'll find 7 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to viking, such as: corsair, freebooter, pirate, rover, spoiler, and rifler.

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