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Danes

Place

Danes a.k.a. Daneș: Daneş in is a commune in Mureş County, Transylvania, Romania, near Sighişoara. It is composed of four villages: Criş, Daneş, Seleuş and Stejărenii.

Person

Who is Danes?

Danes was an English cricketer who played in major matches for Kent during the 1740s. He is recorded in cricket's second-oldest surviving scorecard playing for Kent against an All-England Eleven at the Artillery Ground on Monday, 18 June 1744. He scored six runs and held one catch. Kent won by 1 wicket.

  • born in (301 years ago) in England
  • nationality: England
  • profession: Cricketer, athlete

Miscellanea

  1. Danes are the citizens of Denmark, most of whom speak Danish and consider themselves to be of Danish ethnicity.
    • also known as 丹麥人
  2. The Danes were a North Germanic tribe residing in what more or less comprise modern day Denmark during the Nordic Iron Age. They are mentioned in the 6th century in Jordanes' Getica, by Procopius, and by Gregory of Tours. The Danes spoke the Old Norse language which was called dǫnsk tunga and was shared by the Danes, the peoples in Norway and Sweden and later Iceland.
    • also known as Daner

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Danes

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Google previewAgricultural and Pastoral Landscapes in Pre-Industrial Society (2014)

Choices, Stability and Change by Fèlix Retamero, Inge Schjellerup, Althea Davies

The inscription on the Runic stone in Jelling from around 970 that Harald won all Denmark and christianised the Danes is a decisive piece of evidence. In the next two centuries, there are clear indications of development of society, all of which ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the Stateless Nations: S-Z (2002)

by James Minahan

The Danes and Swedes remained at war nearly continuously in the mid- seventeenth century. A Danish defeat resulted in the loss of Halland to Sweden in 1645, and renewed hostilities led to the Swedish conquest of the remaining Scanian ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of European Peoples (2006)

by Carl Waldman, Catherine Mason

Danes: nationality. (Danish; people of Denmark) GEOGRAPHY Denmark, part of Scandinavia, is predominantly a peninsula, known as Jutland or Jylland, about 210 miles long, extending into the North Sea (to the north) and the Baltic Sea (to ...

Google previewEthnic Groups of Europe: An Encyclopedia (2011)

An Encyclopedia by Jeffrey E. Cole

Danes mainly live in Denmark, a nationally and socially homogeneous state situated in southern Scandinavia at the entrance to the Baltic Sea, bordering Germany to the south. The Kingdom of Denmark consists of Denmark, the Faroe Islands, ...

Google previewDictionary of dates, and universal reference (1841)

by Joseph Timothy Haydn

Helston ( Danes ...

Google previewWorld War II: The Definitive Encyclopedia and Document Collection [5 volumes] (2016)

The Definitive Encyclopedia and Document Collection by Spencer C. Tucker

There were Danes who took up cause against Germany from the beginning. On the German conquest of Denmark, 232 Danish merchant ships were at sea with some 6,000 seamen. Most of the latter helped to crew ships in the Atlantic and ...

Google previewThe Edinburgh encyclopaedia

by Richard Yeo

The English defeat the Danes at Okley. The Christians in Spain persecuted by the Moors. The Normans obtain possession of some cities in France. Lotharius retires to a monastery, and dies. Coasts of Holland plundered by the Normans.

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I don't know if people are meant to be together. You have to have a lot in common, choose well and be really fortunate. It's not like you're sprinkled with fairy dust. You have to believe that love will be there when you need it. (Claire Danes)
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Scrabble value of D2A1N1E1S1

The value of this 5-letter word is 6 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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