Definition for reykjavik (2 of 2)
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Green is now based in Washington, D.C., but she lived outside Reykjavik for two years.
I like to see Reykjavik as one of those glass balls, you know, the ones where you shake it and it snows.
Is there a strong community of writers in Reykjavik, and do you see much of each other?
In that case you have nature and urban life but this is, of course, not unique to Reykjavik.
There are all manner of tour options based in the capital city of Reykjavik, from jeep excursions to sailing trips.Last-Minute Winter Escapes: Vieques, Scottsdale, Reykjavik, and More|Leigh Crandall|December 20, 2011|DAILY BEAST
The usual greetings over, I inquired how they had enjoyed the trip from Reykjavik.The Land of Thor|J. Ross Browne
On nearing Reykjavik we met a number of pack-trains conveying goods of all descriptions to the farms.Across Iceland|William Bisiker
You may go on to Reykjavik, and do all this if you can, but my place is here, at my husband's side.The Bondman|Hall Caine
It was just before we left Reykjavik that I came to this decision.A Journey to the Centre of the Earth|Jules Verne
In the bay at Reykjavik the huge hull of a vessel may be seen raised up on the beach, with her stern toward the sea.Fridtjof Nansen|Jacob B. Bull
British Dictionary definitions for reykjavik (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for reykjavik (2 of 2)
Word Origin and History for reykjavik
capital of Iceland, literally "bay of smoke," from Old Norse reykja "to smoke" (see reek (n.)) + vik "bay" (see viking). So called from the natural hot springs there. Settlement said to date from 9c., but not established as a town until 1786.