Definition of Spitsbergen

1. Noun. Islands in the Svalbard archipelago to the east of northern Greenland; belonging to Norway.

Exact synonyms: Spitzbergen
Group relationships: Svalbard
Generic synonyms: Island



Definition of Spitsbergen

1. Proper noun. The largest island of Svalbard. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Spitsbergen

Spiritism
Spiritual
Spiritual Jewel
Spirituals
Spirocerca lupi
Spirochaeta obermeieri
Spirochaeta plicatilis
Spirodela
Spirodela polyrrhiza
Spirograph
Spirometra mansoni
Spirometra mansonoides
Spirula peronii
Spirulidae
Spitfire
Spitsbergen
Spitz
Spitz nevus
Spitzbergen
Spitzenburgh
Spitzenburghs
Spitzer's theory
Spitzka's marginal tract
Spitzka's marginal zone
Spitzka's nucleus
Spivakian
Spix's spine
Spizella
Spizella arborea

Literary usage of Spitsbergen

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1. The Geographical Journal by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain). (1905)
"GEORGE EARL CHURCH. POLAR REGIONS. EARLY HISTORY OF spitsbergen. ' Early Voyages to spitsbergen in tho Seventeenth Century. ..."

2. Remarkable Shipwrecks; Or, A Collection of Interesting Accounts of Naval by Andrus and Starr (1813)
"For eight successive days after they had sailed, the wind was fair; but on the ninth it changed, so that instead of getting to the west of spitsbergen, ..."

3. Mountain Craft by Geoffrey Winthrop Young (1920)
"CHAPTER XII MOUNTAINEERING IN THE ARCTIC (spitsbergen) BY SIR W. MARTIN ... SINCE the expedition which I took to spitsbergen in the years 1896 and 1897, ..."

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