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Nordland

[nohr-lahn, noor-] /ˈnoʊr lɑn, ˈnur-/
noun
1.
a county in N Norway. 14,797 sq. mi. (38,325 sq. km). County seat: Bodö.
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  • This removal to Nordland will be my death, that I know certainly.

    Strife and Peace

    Fredrika Bremer
  • It is the chief town of Nordland, and has fifteen hundred inhabitants.

    Foot-prints of Travel Maturin M. Ballou
  • A hundred years ago Nordland was included in the diocese of Tronyem.

    Feats on the Fiord Harriet Martineau
  • There was not a peasant in Nordland who would not have had more courtesy.

    Feats on the Fiord Harriet Martineau
  • The vagabond from Nordland has his own adventures, his bonnes fortunes.

    Mothwise Knut Hamsun
  • A Finn from Nordland happened to be travelling in the neighbourhood.

    The Norwegian Fjords A. Heaton Cooper
  • These last few days I have been thinking and thinking of the Nordland summer, with its endless day.

    Pan Knut Hamsun
  • And so on towards the north, along the lovely coast of Nordland.

    Farthest North Fridtjof Nansen
  • In the following year he revisited Nordland and travelled into Finmark.

    The Visionary Jonas Lie
  • In the autumn of the second year, he went down with pneumonia, and a week after the 'Nordland sun' was a widow.

    Dry Fish and Wet Anthon Bernhard Elias Nilsen

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