Bergen

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Ber·gen

 (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.

bergen

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

Bergen

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

Ber•gen

(ˈbɜr gən, ˈbɛər-)

n.
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