[nawr-i-kuh m, nor-]
- an ancient Roman province in central Europe, roughly corresponding to the part of Austria south of the Danube.
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He offered guides to conduct them out of Noricum; and the guides misled them.A Popular History of France From The Earliest Times
Francois Pierre Guillaume Guizot
The part next to Gaul is wetter, and that next to Pannonia and Noricum higher and more windy.
Tradition says from Gaul, but the sifted evidence points to the Danube north of the later province of Noricum.The Mediaeval Mind (Volume I of II)
Henry Osborn Taylor
Sometimes the iron, by reason of the excellency of the ore, is wrought into steel, as to-day in Noricum.On the magnet, magnetick bodies also, and on the great magnet the earth
William Gilbert of Colchester
The Vandals and Alans might also about this time extend themselves into Noricum.
- an Alpine kingdom of the Celts, south of the Danube: comprises present-day central Austria and parts of Bavaria; a Roman province from about 16 bc
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