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[trom-soh; Norwegian troo ms-œ]
  1. a seaport in N Norway.
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Examples from the Web for tromso

Historical Examples

  • This is in the arctic circle, six months of night, but he had been born in Tromso.

    Autobiography of Andrew Carnegie

    Andrew Carnegie

  • "Tromso," groaned out Jorgenson; "I will never see snow again," he sobbed out, his face in his hands.

    The Rescue

    Joseph Conrad

  • The steamer which left Tromso, Norway, in search of the explorer has returned, and reports that no traces of him could be found.

British Dictionary definitions for tromso


  1. a port in N Norway, on a small island between Kvaløy and the mainland: fishing and sealing centre. Pop: 61 897 (2004 est)
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