Definition of Bergen

1. Noun. A port city in southwestern Norway.

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

Definition of Bergen

1. Proper noun. A port city in Norway ¹

2. Proper noun. A Catholic diocese named after the above see ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bergen

Berberis thunbergii
Berberis vulgaris
Berbice Creole Dutch
Berger's disease
Berger's focal glomerulonephritis
Berger's space
Berger cells
Berger rhythm
Bergmann's cords
Bergmann's fibres
Bergmeister's papilla
Bering Sea

Literary usage of Bergen

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Norway by Martin Gostelow (2002)
"bergen, well worth a visit in its own right, is the usual starting point for ... Founded as a fishing village in 1070, bergen, with its perfectly sheltered ..."

2. Northern Germany, as Far as the Bavarian and Austrian Frontiers: Handbook by Karl Baedeker (Firm) (1893)
"Here the passengers embark on a steam-ferry-boat, which crosses the Strelasund to Altefähr Station, where the train for bergen awaits them. ..."

3. The Diary of Samuel Pepys by Samuel Pepys, Mynors Bright, Richard Griffin Braybrooke (1895)
"A coloured drawing of the attack upon bergen, on vellum, showing the range ... Shortly after the bergen affair forty of the Dutch merchant vessels, ..."

4. Northern Germany as Far as the Bavarian and Austrian Frontiers: Handbook for by Karl Baedeker (Firm) (1897)
"bergen, a town with 3800 inhab., is the official capital of Rügen and the ... FKOM bergen TO PUTBUS (G M.) AND LAUTERBACH (7*/2 M.), railway in 21-32 min. ..."

5. History of the United Netherlands: From the Death of William the Silent to by John Lothrop Motley (1861)
"Once of great commercial importance, although somewhat fallen away from its original prosperity, bergen was well situate on a little stream which connected ..."

6. History of the Reign of Philip the Second, King of Spain by William Hickling Prescott (1883)
"It may be remembered that in the year 1566 two koble Flemings, the marquis of bergen and the baron of Montigny, were sent on a mission to the court of ..."

7. Northern Germany as Far as the Bavarian and Austrian Frontiers: Who They are by Karl Baedeker (Firm), William Beck (1897)
"From Stralsund to Sassnitz via bergen (Putbus). Island of Bügen. Rügen, the largest island belonging to Germany (377 sq. M. ; 32 M. long, and 20 M. wide), ..."

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