Bergen

[bur-guh n; for 1 also Norwegian ber-guh n]
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noun

Edgar,1903–78, U.S. ventriloquist.
a city in SW Norway, on the Atlantic Ocean.
a male given name.

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Contemporary Examples of bergen

Historical Examples of bergen

  • Captain Bergen asked himself the question while he was scanning the island.

    Adrift on the Pacific

    Edward S. Ellis

  • Captain Bergen was quiet and thoughtful, but the others were in high spirits.

    Adrift on the Pacific

    Edward S. Ellis

  • "I hope nothing is going to happen, Mrs. Bergen," said Peter cheerfully.

    The Vagrant Duke

    George Gibbs

  • But what was Mrs. Bergen's reason for wishing to get rid of her?

    The Vagrant Duke

    George Gibbs

  • You saw no one talking with Mrs. Bergen by the kitchen door?

    The Vagrant Duke

    George Gibbs


British Dictionary definitions for bergen

bergen

noun

a large rucksack with a capacity of over 50 litres

Bergen

noun

(Norwegian ˈbærɡən) a port in SW Norway: chief city in medieval times. Pop: 237 430 (2004 est)
(ˈbɛrxən) the Flemish name for Mons
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