[ byurn-suhn; Norwegian byœrn-soon ]
/ ˈbyɜrn sən; Norwegian ˈbyœrn sʊn /
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Björn·stjer·ne [byœrn-styer-nuh], /ˈbyœrnˌstyɛr nə/, 1832–1910, Norwegian poet, novelist, and playwright: Nobel Prize 1903.
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How to use Björnson in a sentence
One visitor who interested us most was the Norwegian novelist and republican, Bjornstjorne Bjornson.Eighty Years And More; Reminiscences 1815-1897|Elizabeth Cady Stanton
He read deep philosophical works, forbade his family to go to church, and had been visited by Bjornson himself.The Great Hunger|Johan Bojer
The two Bjornson children, Knut and Otto, led a very happy life in the forest.Soap-Bubble Stories|Fanny Barry
This theatre did not even fully recognise such masters as Ibsen and Bjornson until they stood on the heights of achievement.Hadda Padda|Godmunder Kamban
King Gudrod Bjornson went out with his people; but after a short resistance he fell, and many men with him.Heimskringla|Snorri Sturlason
British Dictionary definitions for Björnson
/ (ˈbjɜːnsən, Norwegian ˈbjørnsən) /
Bjørnstjerne (ˈbjɜːnstjɛənə; Norwegian ˈbjørnstjernə). 1832–1910, Norwegian poet, dramatist, novelist, theatre director, and newspaper editor; mainly remembered for social dramas, such as The Bankrupt (1875): Nobel prize for literature 1903
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