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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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Well then, and gave him the knight-stroke so I raise you to nobility, who begged for grace for your offense now kneels before me, rise as knight; knavish you have acted, and Knave of Bergen shall you be called henceforth, and gladly the Black knight rose; three cheers were given in honor of the Emperor, and loud cries of joy testified the approbation with which the Queen danced still once with the Knave of Bergen.
Contract award notice: ES 035-2016 Procurement of a 42 metres~ lift for Bergen fire brigade.
30 October 2012 a[euro]" Norwegian maritime industrial company Bergen Group ASA said on Tuesday it had struck a deal to sell crane producing arm Bergen Group Dreggen AS to Austrian lifting, loading and handling systems maker Palfinger AG (FRA:PFI).
M2 EQUITYBITES-October 30, 2012-Bergen Group to offload Bergen Group Dreggen to Palfinger(C)2012 M2 COMMUNICATIONS http://www.
Headly Headly Headly Headly Headly Headly Headly Headly Headly Headly Headly Headly Headly Another brilliant way to see the best of Bergen is to take a short trip on the Fl[degrees]ibanen Funicular.
1m) over three years, to provide IT services to shipbuilder Bergen Group ASA (OSL:BERGEN).
NORDIC BUSINESS REPORT-December 8, 2010--EDB ErgoGroup lands NOK33m deal from Bergen Group(C)2010 M2 COMMUNICATIONS http://www.
The Norwegian Collaboration Centre provides networking opportunities between Teesside and Bergen companies -www.
The Lord Mayor of Newcastle carried out the festive tradition when he invited the Mayor of Bergen to the annual switchon at the Civic Centre.
Hartz Mountain Industries has announced that National Wholesale Liquidators (NWL) has leased 60, 727 s/f at its Tonnelle Plaza location in North Bergen, NJ.
Actress Frances Bergen, widow of ventriloquist Edgar Bergen and mother of Candice Bergen, died Oct.
This is one of the world's most scenic voyages, a navigation of Norway from the old Hanseatic city of Bergen to Nordkapp and Kirkenes, well above the Arctic Circle.