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Norway

Nor·way

 (nôr′wā′)
A country of northern Europe in the western part of the Scandinavian Peninsula. Norway was ruled by numerous petty kingdoms from the ninth century, and raiding parties reached Normandy, Iceland, Greenland, islands off Scotland and Ireland, and the coast of the New World. Norway was finally unified in the 12th century. After 1397 it was controlled at various times by Denmark and Sweden. Independence was achieved in 1905. Oslo is the capital and the largest city.

Norway

(ˈnɔːˌweɪ)
n
(Placename) a kingdom in NW Europe, occupying the W part of the Scandinavian peninsula: first united in the Viking age (800–1050); under the rule of Denmark (1523–1814) and Sweden (1814–1905); became an independent monarchy in 1905. Its coastline is deeply indented by fjords and fringed with islands, rising inland to plateaus and mountains. Norway has a large fishing fleet and its merchant navy is among the world's largest. Official language: Norwegian. Official religion: Evangelical Lutheran. Currency: krone. Capital: Oslo. Pop: 4 722 701 (2013 est). Area: 323 878 sq km (125 050 sq miles). Norwegian name: Norge

Nor•way

(ˈnɔr weɪ)

n.
a kingdom in N Europe, in the W part of the Scandinavian Peninsula. 4,438,547; 125,000 sq. mi. (323,752 sq. km). Cap.: Oslo. Norwegian, Norge.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Norway - a constitutional monarchy in northern Europe on the western side of the Scandinavian PeninsulaNorway - a constitutional monarchy in northern Europe on the western side of the Scandinavian Peninsula; achieved independence from Sweden in 1905
NATO, North Atlantic Treaty Organization - an international organization created in 1949 by the North Atlantic Treaty for purposes of collective security
Scandinavia - a group of culturally related countries in northern Europe; Finland and Iceland are sometimes considered Scandinavian
Svalbard - a Norwegian archipelago in the Arctic Ocean
Lofoten - a string of islands off the northwestern coast of Norway in the Norwegian Sea
capital of Norway, Christiania, Oslo - the capital and largest city of Norway; the country's main port; located at the head of a fjord on Norway's southern coast
Bergen - a port city in southwestern Norway
Stavanger - a port city in southwestern Norway; center for shipbuilding industry
Nidaros, Trondheim - a port in central Norway on Trondheim Fjord
Lindesnes, Naze - a cape at the southern tip of Norway
Trondheim Fiord, Trondheim Fjord - a long narrow inlet of the Norwegian Sea
Norseman, Norwegian, Norse - a native or inhabitant of Norway
Translations
Norsko
Norge
NorvegioNorvegujo
Norra
Norja
Norveška
Norvégia
Norwegia
Noregur
ノルウェー
노르웨이
Norvegija
Norvegia
Norveška
Norge
ประเทศนอร์เวย์
nước Nauy

Norway

[ˈnɔːweɪ]
A. NNoruega f
B. CPD Norway lobster Ncigala f

Norway

[ˈnɔːrweɪ] nNorvège f
in Norway → en Norvège

Norway

nNorwegen nt

Norway

[ˈnɔːˌweɪ] nNorvegia

Norway

الْنَرْوِيجُ Norsko Norge Norwegen Νορβηγία Noruega Norja Norvège Norveška Norvegia ノルウェー 노르웨이 Noorwegen Norge Norwegia Noruega Норвегия Norge ประเทศนอร์เวย์ Norveç nước Nauy 挪威
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There shall be seen upon a day, Between the Baugh and the May, The black fleet of Norway.
You haven't any idea how cheap everything is in Norway.
It is likely enough that, rooted in the woods of France and Norway, there were growing trees, when that sufferer was put to death, already marked by the Woodman, Fate, to come down and be sawn into boards, to make a certain movable framework with a sack and a knife in it, terrible in history.
Do you know, they buy my pictures not only in Holland, but in Norway and Sweden and Denmark?
conflict, in which, after displaying the most undaunted valour, the King of Norway, and Tosti, both fell, with ten thousand of their bravest followers.
If I told my schoolmates that Lena Lingard's grandfather was a clergyman, and much respected in Norway, they looked at me blankly.
this current divides into two arms, the principal one going towards the coast of Ireland and Norway, whilst the second bends to the south about the height of the Azores; then, touching the African shore, and describing a lengthened oval, returns to the Antilles.
Several of the audience, not being much interested in the missionary's narrative, here left the car; but Elder Hitch, continuing his lecture, related how Smith, junior, with his father, two brothers, and a few disciples, founded the church of the "Latter Day Saints," which, adopted not only in America, but in England, Norway and Sweden, and Germany, counts many artisans, as well as men engaged in the liberal professions, among its members; how a colony was established in Ohio, a temple erected there at a cost of two hundred thousand dollars, and a town built at Kirkland; how Smith became an enterprising banker, and received from a simple mummy showman a papyrus scroll written by Abraham and several famous Egyptians.
Let me play at quoits with cyclonic gales, flinging the discs of spinning cloud and whirling air from one end of my dismal kingdom to the other: over the Great Banks or along the edges of pack-ice - this one with true aim right into the bight of the Bay of Biscay, that other upon the fiords of Norway, across the North Sea where the fishermen of many nations look watchfully into my angry eye.
It was the 'Afraja' of Theodore Mugge, a story of life in Norway during the last century, and I remember it as a very lovely story indeed, with honest studies of character among the Norwegians, and a tender pathos in the fate of the little Lap heroine Gula, who was perhaps sufficiently romanced.
Alexander had been a good king, but at his death the heir to the throne was a little girl, the Maid of Norway.
There are only fifty-five thousand telephones to thirty-two million people--as many as in Norway and less than in Denmark.