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Nidaros

[nee-duh-rohs] /ˈni dəˌroʊs/
noun
1.
former name of Trondheim.
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  • He brought his ship to Nidaros and went at once to King Olaf.

  • He was their commander; so they proceeded to the town (Nidaros), and took lodging there.

    Heimskringla Snorri Sturlason
  • With this war-force they sailed up to Nidaros, where they lay all night.

    Heimskringla Snorri Sturlason
  • Then the bishop proceeded to the town (Nidaros), and was well received by all the community.

    Heimskringla Snorri Sturlason
  • Magnus Olafson advanced to the town (Nidaros), where he was joyfully received.

    Heimskringla Snorri Sturlason
  • The guild-brethren built Margaret's church in Nidaros of stone.

    Heimskringla Snorri Sturlason
  • They went all the way north to Throndhjem, to the town of Nidaros.

    Heimskringla Snorri Sturlason
  • Nevertheless he suffered an ignominious defeat at the Ilevolds , near Nidaros, and had to flee head over heels to Bergen.

    The Story of Norway Hjalmar H. Boyesen
  • It is told of him that during his march from Sweden to Nidaros, he came to a large mountain lake which it was necessary to cross.

    The Story of Norway Hjalmar H. Boyesen
  • Thus it is told of a Bagler that during the attack upon Nidaros in 1206, he was hotly pursuing a Birchleg whom he finally killed.

    The Story of Norway Hjalmar H. Boyesen
British Dictionary definitions for Nidaros

Nidaros

/Norwegian ˈniːdaroːs/
noun
1.
the former name (1930–31) of Trondheim
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