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Spitsbergen

or Spitz·ber·gen

[ spits-bur-guhn ]
/ ˈspɪtsˌbɜr gən /
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noun

a group of islands in the Arctic Ocean, N of and belonging to Norway. 24,293 sq. mi. (62,920 sq. km).

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Which one of these commonly confused words can act as an adverb or a pronoun?
Norwegian Svalbard.
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Spitsbergen
/ (ˈspɪtsˌbɜːɡən) /

noun

another name for Svalbard
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