[ ah-kuh-rair-ee; Icelandic ah-kyr-ey-ri ]

  1. a city in N Iceland.

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How to use Akureyri in a sentence

  • On Saturday, September 11, the 28-year-old who is based in Durango, Colorado set out from Akureyri, a city on Iceland’s northern coast, and arrived in Vík, the country’s southernmost coastal town in 19 hours and 45 minutes.

  • "Copenhagen was the port she sailed for--calling at Akureyri, in Iceland," quietly explained the dominie.

    The Pilots of Pomona | Robert Leighton
  • He and the boy had ridden from Akureyri to Reykjavik, while we steamed round the Island.

    A Girl's Ride in Iceland | Ethel Brilliana Alec-Tweedie
  • Branch banks will probably be opened at Akureyri, Seydisfjord, and Isafjord.

    A Girl's Ride in Iceland | Ethel Brilliana Alec-Tweedie
  • The fogs and thick weather had delayed our arrival at Akureyri by a day.

    Across Iceland | William Bisiker