/ (Norwegian ˈʃeːən) /
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a port in S Norway, on the Skien River : one of the oldest towns in Norway; timber industry. Pop: 50 507 (2004 est)
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How to use Skien in a sentence
All those who came during the years 1845–46 were from near Skien.
Skien and his father's house dropped from him like an old suit of clothes.Henrik Ibsen|Edmund Gosse
We did not get off the boat, but continued on our way to Skien.
We did not devote any considerable time to Skien, but took the train on the day of our arrival.