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Bergen

[bur-guh n; for 1 also Norwegian ber-guh n] /ˈbɜr gən; for 1 also Norwegian ˈbɛr gən/
noun
1.
Edgar, 1903–78, U.S. ventriloquist.
2.
a city in SW Norway, on the Atlantic Ocean.
3.
a male given name.
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  • Captain Bergen asked himself the question while he was scanning the island.

    Adrift on the Pacific Edward S. Ellis
  • Captain Bergen was quiet and thoughtful, but the others were in high spirits.

    Adrift on the Pacific Edward S. Ellis
  • "I hope nothing is going to happen, Mrs. Bergen," said Peter cheerfully.

    The Vagrant Duke George Gibbs
  • But what was Mrs. Bergen's reason for wishing to get rid of her?

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  • You saw no one talking with Mrs. Bergen by the kitchen door?

    The Vagrant Duke George Gibbs
British Dictionary definitions for Bergen

bergen

/ˈbɜːɡən/
noun
1.
a large rucksack with a capacity of over 50 litres

Bergen

noun
1.
(Norwegian) (ˈbærɡən). a port in SW Norway: chief city in medieval times. Pop: 237 430 (2004 est)
2.
(ˈbɛrxən) the Flemish name for Mons
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