herad

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See also: herað and hérað

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse herað. See also Norwegian Bokmål herred and Icelandic hérað.

Noun[edit]

herad n (definite singular heradet, indefinite plural herad, definite plural herada)

  1. (in placenames) village
  2. (historical, middle ages, in Eastern Norway) administrative divisions with their own thing and divided into four fjórðungar
  3. (historical, from 1863) a kind of rural administrative division

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