Bergen

(redirected from Bergen (geography))
Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia.

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.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

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
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014

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.
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.