Göteborg

[ yœ-tuh-bawr-yuh ]
/ ˌyœ təˈbɔr yə /

noun

a seaport in SW Sweden, on the Kattegat.

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Example sentences from the Web for Göteborg

  • The first domestic science school was organized in Europe in the year 1865 at Goteborg.

  • I arrived, on the eighth day of this month, at Goteborg, in safety and in good health.

    The Home in the Valley|Emilie F. Carln
  • The letter bore the postmark of Goteborg, and was written by the old man's eldest son, Ragnar Lonner, the husband of the matron.

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British Dictionary definitions for Göteborg

Göteborg

Gothenburg

/ (Swedish jœtəˈbɔrj) /

noun

a port in SW Sweden, at the mouth of the Göta River: the largest port and second largest city in the country; developed through the Swedish East India Company and grew through Napoleon's continental blockade and with the opening of the Göta Canal (1832); university (1891). Pop: 481 523 (2004 est)
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