Godthaab


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Godthaab

(ˈɡɔdhɔːb) or

Godthåb

n
(Placename) the Danish and former official name for Nuuk
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190-191), "Since 1721, the year of Hans Egede's settlement at Godthaab in South Greenland, the Danes have consistently endeavoured to improve and ameliorate the condition of the Eskimo inhabitants of Greenland.
Which country has the town of Godthaab (Nuuk) as its capital?
Nuuk, formerly Godthaab, is the capital of which large island?
I was so inspired that I used to go by myself to an empty ground in my home town of Godthaab - a town of 900 people - and just kick the ball around, practise the skills and shoot.
I have also successfully invoked subcontinenal when discussing certain Godthaab features of Greenland, and even the land of the marsupials and home of the koalas.
The Greenlandic capital known locally as Nuuk goes by the name of Godthaab in Denmark, which has nominal imperialistic control over the country.
Riget and Boje (1989) noted the recapture west of Iceland in 1980 of Greenland halibut that had been tagged in Godthaab Fjord in 1964.
In his crossing of the Greenland ice cap from Umivik on the east coast to Godthaab (Nuuk) on the west, Nansen delivered all his five companions over safe and sound.
During a visit in October 1981 to Nuuk (formerly Godthaab, the Greenland capital) Poul Dalsager, the Danish European Commissioner for Agriculture and Fisheries, had warned of the costs of withdrawal, and that the Community might not necessarily agree to external associate status for Greenland.