[tron-heym; Swedish trawn-heym]


a seaport in central Norway, on Trondheim Fiord.

Formerly Nidaros, Trond·hjem [tron-yem; Swedish trawn-yem] /ˈtrɒn yɛm; Swedish ˈtrɔn yɛm/. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for trondheim

Historical Examples of trondheim

  • The body of this saint rests in the great cathedral at Trondheim, Norway.

    Milton's England

    Lucia Ames Mead

  • The province of Trondheim exported wheat to Iceland and so forth.

    Climatic Changes

    Ellsworth Huntington

British Dictionary definitions for trondheim



a port in central Norway, on Trondheim Fjord (an inlet of the Norwegian Sea): national capital until 1380; seat of the Technical University of Norway. Pop: 154 351 (2004 est)Former name (until the 16th century and from 1930 to 1931): Nidaros
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