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North Cape

a point of land on an island at the N tip of Norway: the northernmost point of Europe.
the northern end of North Island, New Zealand. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • When at last snow enough fell for the sledges to haul the moss down to the landwash, it was dark all day around the North Cape.

    A Labrador Doctor Wilfred Thomason Grenfell
  • On the 3rd of September the North Cape of New Guinea was recognized.

  • Finally, at what is now North Cape, he discerned to his joy a free passage to the east.

    The Long White Cloud William Pember Reeves
  • On the way to the North Cape we visited a reindeer camp of the Laplanders.

  • It was doubtless used in the expedition round the North Cape.

    Chats on Old Clocks Arthur Hayden
  • At six in the morning on December 16 land was seen from the mast-head, which proved to be North Cape.

    Captain Cook W.H.G. Kingston
  • The Denver bore still more to the north and skirted around North Cape five days later.

    The Solar Magnet Sterner St. Paul Meek
  • There are regular steamers on all the fjords and along the coast, even up to the North Cape and beyond.

    Peeps at Many Lands: Norway A.F. Mockler-Ferryman
  • She was bound for the coast of Finmarken, on the east side of North Cape, to buy codfish.

    The Land of the Long Night Paul du Chaillu
  • It is the most northerly town in Europe, and is about sixty-five miles southwest of the North Cape.

    Foot-prints of Travel Maturin M. Ballou
British Dictionary definitions for North Cape

North Cape

a cape on N Magerøy Island, in the Arctic Ocean off the N coast of Norway
a cape on N North Island, New Zealand
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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