Spitsbergen

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Spits·ber·gen

 (spĭts′bûr′gən)
An island of Norway in Svalbard in the Arctic Ocean east of northern Greenland. Discovered by Willem Barents in 1596, the island became part of Norway in 1925.
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Spitsbergen

(ˈspɪtsˌbɜːɡən)
n
(Placename) another name for Svalbard
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Spits•ber•gen

(ˈspɪtsˌbɜr gən)

n.
a group of islands in the Arctic Ocean, N of and belonging to Norway: a major part of Svalbard. 23,641 sq. mi. (61,229 sq. km).
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Noun1.Spitsbergen - islands in the Svalbard archipelago to the east of northern GreenlandSpitsbergen - islands in the Svalbard archipelago to the east of northern Greenland; belonging to Norway
Svalbard - a Norwegian archipelago in the Arctic Ocean
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Spitsbergen

nSpitzbergen nt
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