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Ericson

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[ er-ik-suhn ]
/ ˈɛr ɪk sən /
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noun

Leif [leef; Icelandic leyv], /lif; Icelandic leɪv/, flourished a.d. c1000, Norse mariner: according to Icelandic saga, discoverer of Vinland (son of Eric the Red).

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Ericson

Ericsson

/ (ˈɛrɪksən) /

noun

Leif (liːf). 10th–11th centuries ad, Norse navigator, who discovered Vinland (?1000), variously identified as the coast of New England, Labrador, or Newfoundland; son of Eric the Red
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