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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 hand-makes her chocolates without refined sugar, dairy, or caffeine (a whole bar contains less caffeine than a cup of decaf coffee), producing a variety of delectable, flavorful truffles and bars.
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.
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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.