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Aalesund

[aw-luh-soo n] /ˈɔ ləˌsʊn/
noun
1.

Ålesund

or Aalesund

[aw-luh-soo n] /ˈɔ ləˌsʊn/
noun
1.
a seaport in W Norway.
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  • The remains of the great Viking's castle are still shown at Aalesund, in Norway.

    The Story of Paris Thomas Okey
  • Not far from Aalesund was the castle of Rollo, the conqueror of Normandy.

    Northern Travel Bayard Taylor
  • The remains of the great Vikings castle are still shown at Aalesund, in Norway.

    Paris and its Story Thomas Okey
  • Aalesund is another island port, smaller than Christiansund, but full as picturesque.

    Northern Travel Bayard Taylor
British Dictionary definitions for Aalesund

Aalesund

/Norwegian ˈoːləsun/
noun
1.
a variant spelling of Ålesund

Ålesund

/Norwegian ˈoːləsun/
noun
1.
a port and market town in W Norway, on an island between Bergen and Trondheim: fishing and sealing fleets. Pop: 40 001 (2004 est)
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