[ hah-mer-fest ]
/ ˈhɑ mərˌfɛst /
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a seaport in N Norway: the northernmost town in Europe.
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How to use Hammerfest in a sentence
“Hammerfest was held for many years at a weird bar in rural Georgia,” she said.Inside the Creepy World of ‘Hate Music’|Chris Lee|August 7, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Another excursion was made to ksfjord, and the steamboat rejoined as far as Hammerfest, the furthest point reached.James Geikie|Marion I. Newbigin
We next came to Hammerfest, in 70° 40' north latitude, the most northern town in the world.The Land of the Long Night|Paul du Chaillu
It has not been published, but is in the possession of Consul Rein at Hammerfest.The Voyage of the Vega round Asia and Europe, Volume I and Volume II|A.E. Nordenskieold
The public crier pursues his ancient vocation at Hammerfest, not however with a noisy bell, but with a more melodious trumpet.Due North or Glimpses of Scandinavia and Russia|Maturin M. Ballou
We reached Hammerfest on the last day of July, and re-occupied our old quarters.Northern Travel|Bayard Taylor
British Dictionary definitions for Hammerfest
/ (Norwegian ˈhamərfɛst) /
a port in N Norway, on the W coast of Kvalöy Island: the northernmost town in Europe, with uninterrupted daylight from May 17 to July 29 and no sun between Nov 21 and Jan 21; fishing and tourist centre. Pop: 9157 (2004 est)
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