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Stavanger

[stah-vahng-er]
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noun
  1. a seaport in SW Norway.
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  • "Krajero, Boston for Stavanger, with wheat," answered the officer on the bridge.

  • Stavanger , a flourishing port of Norway, on a fiord on the SW.

    The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

    Edited by Rev. James Wood

  • He went south to Stavanger, and prepared a feast there for his marriage with Cecilia.

    Heimskringla

    Snorri Sturlason

  • He led his men to victory after victory, and at length fought his last great battle at Hafrsfjord (to the south of Stavanger).

    Peeps at Many Lands: Norway

    A.F. Mockler-Ferryman

  • Hedemarken Amt (county) has the largest forest area, while Stavanger Amt has the smallest.

    The Norwegian Fjords

    A. Heaton Cooper


British Dictionary definitions for stavanger

Stavanger

noun
  1. a port in SW Norway: canning and shipbuilding industries. Pop: 112 405 (2004 est)
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