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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.
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(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
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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.
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|Noun||1.||Norway - 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
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n → Norwegen nt
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Norway[ˈnɔːˌweɪ] n → Norvegia
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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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