Danelaw

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Etymology[edit]

From Old English Dena lagu, from Dene ‎(Dane) and lagu ‎(law).

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Danelaw

  1. (historical) The part of Great Britain in which the laws of the Scandinavians dominated those of the Anglo-Saxons.
  2. (historical) The set of legal terms and definitions created in the treaties between the English Alfred the Great and the Danish Guthrum the Old.

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Proper noun[edit]

Danelaw m

  1. (historical) Danelaw (part of Great Britain under Nordic control during the Middle Ages)