Longyearbyen

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Longyearbyen

(ˈlɒŋjɪəˌbjɛn)
n
(Placename) a village on Spitsbergen island, administrative centre of the Svalbard archipelago: coal-mining
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Ayer and Longyear bought the few mines scattered around an existing settlement on Spitsbergen; they named the settlement Longyear City (later to be called Longyearbyen).