Definitions for varangian
Of or pertaining to the Varangians.
Of or pertaining to the Varanger Peninsula in Norway.
A member of the ethnically Scandinavian people around the borders of Constantinople in the ninth and tenth centuries.
The imperial body guard at Constantinople from 955.
A period of intense glaciation during the late Proterozoic eon.
Origin: Ultimately from Βάραγγος, from Vǽringi.
one of the Northmen who founded a dynasty in Russia in the 9th century; also, one of the Northmen composing, at a later date, the imperial bodyguard at Constantinople