Aalesund

[ aw-luh-soo n ]
/ ˈɔ ləˌsʊn /
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noun

Definition for aalesund (2 of 2)

Ålesund

or Aa·le·sund

[ aw-luh-soo n ]
/ ˈɔ ləˌsʊn /

noun

a seaport in W Norway.
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Examples from the Web for aalesund

  • The remains of the great Vikings castle are still shown at Aalesund, in Norway.

  • The remains of the great Viking's castle are still shown at Aalesund, in Norway.

    The Story of Paris|Thomas Okey
  • Not far from Aalesund was the castle of Rollo, the conqueror of Normandy.

    Northern Travel|Bayard Taylor
  • Aalesund is another island port, smaller than Christiansund, but full as picturesque.

    Northern Travel|Bayard Taylor

British Dictionary definitions for aalesund (1 of 2)

Aalesund

/ (Norwegian ˈoːləsun) /

noun

a variant spelling of Ålesund

British Dictionary definitions for aalesund (2 of 2)

Ålesund

Aalesund

/ (Norwegian ˈoːləsun) /

noun

a port and market town in W Norway, on an island between Bergen and Trondheim: fishing and sealing fleets. Pop: 40 001 (2004 est)
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