Definition of Stavanger

1. Noun. A port city in southwestern Norway; center for shipbuilding industry.

Generic synonyms: City, Metropolis, Urban Center, Port
Group relationships: Kingdom Of Norway, Noreg, Norge, Norway



Definition of Stavanger

1. Proper noun. A municipality in Sør-Trøndelag, Norway. It is also the third largest town in Norway after Oslo and Bergen. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Stavanger

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State of the Union
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Statehouse
Staten Island
States
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States General
Stateside
Statherian
Stations
Stations of the Cross
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Statue of Liberty
Stavanger (current term)
Stavka
Stavropol
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Stayman
Stayman Winesap
Ste.
Steadicam
Steatornis
Steatornis caripensis
Steatornithidae
Steele
Steenie
Stef
Stefan

Literary usage of Stavanger

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1. Norway and Sweden: Handbook for Travelers by Karl Baedeker (Firm) (1882)
"Those bound for Stavanger row to (17 Kil,) Vaage, on the N. bank of the ... From Christiansand to Stavanger. Excursions from Stavanger. ..."

2. The Friends' Library: Comprising Journals, Doctrinal Treatises , and Other by William Evans, Thomas Evans (1839)
"From the Bishop Sorensen of Christian-sands, to the constituted Dean of Stavanger. " In a letter 26th last month, the church department has informed me, ..."

3. Norway, Sweden and Denmark: Handbook for Travellers by Karl Baedeker (Firm). (1892)
"From Stavanger to Bergen by Sea. The direct distance by water from Stavanger to Bergen is 25 Norwegian sea-niiles (100 Engl. M.), ..."

4. Adventure Guide Scandinavia by Henrik Berezin (2006)
"Stavanger Stavanger established itself as the center of commerce for the southern fjord region in the Middle Ages. Trading, fishing and shipping have been ..."

5. Norway by Gerhard Lemmer, Elke Frey, Helga Rahe (2001)
"Oil revenues have enabled Stavanger to devote generous sums to preserving its past and to finance new building projects. ..."

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