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 (bûr′gən, bĕr′-)
A city of southwest Norway on inlets of the North Sea. Founded c. 1070, it was the largest and most important city of medieval Norway.


(Mountaineering) a large rucksack with a capacity of over 50 litres


1. (Placename) a port in SW Norway: chief city in medieval times. Pop: 237 430 (2004 est)
2. (Placename) the Flemish name for Mons


(ˈbɜr gən, ˈbɛər-)

1. Edgar, 1903–78, U.S. ventriloquist.
2. a city in SW Norway on the Atlantic Ocean. 213,594.
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Noun1.Bergen - a port city in southwestern NorwayBergen - a port city in southwestern Norway  
Hanseatic League - a commercial and defensive confederation of free cities in northern Germany and surrounding areas; formed in 1241 and most influential in the 14th century when it included over 100 towns and functioned as an independent political power; the last official assembly was held in 1669
Kingdom of Norway, Noreg, Norge, Norway - a constitutional monarchy in northern Europe on the western side of the Scandinavian Peninsula; achieved independence from Sweden in 1905
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Barg has been an active participant in Bellingham waterfront planning process since he moved to Bellingham in 2003 and he said the creation of a PDA lets the city do its job, while the PDA focuses closely on city development.
Not only can you enjoy eating healthier chocolate but you can also feel good about buying it, because Barg donates 10 percent of the $6 to $7 cost per bar to Wolfe's Fruit Tree Planting Foundation, a nonprofit charity dedicated to planting edible, fruitful trees and plants to benefit needy populations and improve the surrounding air, soil, and water.
Premier Div: Brnesc v Home & Barg - postponed, Advanis 2 Parkland 2.
While passing I saw a lovely hat, which was just what I was after, and as it cost only pounds 2, I was made up with such a barg ain.
ALAN ADAMS of Clydesdale Harriers won the Nigel Barg Memorial Road Race in Glasgow.
Well, it seems that in Ukraine, in the shtetl of Vapnyarka, the Barg and Abramson families lived a comfortable, relatively affluent life.
The Learning Center, which features advice from conductor/educator David Barg, the site's artistic director, offers focused lessons on various topics.
According to industrial engineer Andy Barg, the newly opened-up floor space lets workers separate all parts from their packaging before delivery to the shop floor, eliminating that material from manufacturing.