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Definitions of norwegian

  1. of or relating to Scandinavia or its peoples or cultures; " Norse sagas"; " Norse nomads"
  2. a native or inhabitant of Norway
  3. a Scandinavian language that is spoken in Norway
  4. That branch of the Scandinavian language spoken in Norway.
  5. A native, or the language, of Norway.
  6. Pertaining to Norway, its language, or people.
  7. Pertaining to Norway.
  8. Belonging to Norway.
  9. Pert. to Norway.
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Usage examples for norwegian

  1. Ibsen had no doubt heard how the wife of a well- known Norwegian composer, in a fit of raging jealousy excited by her husband's prolonged absence from home, burnt the manuscript of a symphony which he had just finished. – Hedda Gabler Play In Four Acts by Henrik Ibsen
  2. I see her horrid Norwegian play has come to utter grief at the New Theatre. – Berenice by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  3. No man had ever written the Norwegian language as this man wrote it. – Essays on Scandinavian Literature by Hjalmar Hjorth Boyesen
  4. The British, Portuguese, Chinese, and Norwegian Consuls requested that non- combatants be allowed to occupy the town of Caney and railroad points, and asked until 10 o'clock of the next day for them to leave Santiago. – Our War with Spain for Cuba's Freedom by Trumbull White
  5. It belongs to all the books of the great Norwegian Bjorstjerne Bjornson, whose 'Arne, ' and whose 'Happy Boy, ' and whose 'Fisher Maiden' I read in this same fortunate sickness. – Literature and Life by William Dean Howells
  6. W'y, he cried, here's thet fool Norwegian goin' t' th' landin'. – The Plow-Woman by Eleanor Gates
  7. Mr Young is- Was, muttered the Norwegian. – Steve Young by George Manville Fenn
  8. Whether in honest truth he was a fisherman out for fishes who chose to fence with me, or whether in that cruise of his he landed up in a Norwegian bay, or thought better of it in Orkney, or went through the sea and through death to the place he desired, I have never known. – Hills and the Sea by H. Belloc
  9. It will be found that there is special mention made, in the chronicles of the ninth and tenth centuries, of forty- seven incursions into France of Norwegian, Danish, Swedish, and Irish pirates, all comprised under the name of Northmen; and, doubtless, many other incursions of less gravity have left no trace in history. – A Popular History of France From The Earliest Times Volume I. of VI. by Francois Pierre Guillaume Guizot
  10. Attack of British warships on German ship Paklas in Norwegian waters. – Germany, The Next Republic? by Carl W. Ackerman
  11. A translation from the Norwegian by Joran Birkeland. – U.S. Copyright Renewals, 1968 July - December by U.S. Copyright Office
  12. In 1892 appeared his Conquest of Bread, in French, which has been translated into Dutch, German, Spanish, Portuguese, Norwegian, English. – Comrade Kropotkin by Victor Robinson
  13. " I wish we could have had the fight," said General Lambert, " the fight between little Norval and the gigantic Norwegian- that would have been rare sport: and you should write, Jack, and suggest it to Mr. Rich, the manager." – The Virginians by William Makepeace Thackeray
  14. Nor did she penetrate far enough inland to gain a satisfactory conception of the character of the Norwegian scenery. – Celebrated Women Travellers of the Nineteenth Century by W. H. Davenport Adams
  15. The third act of this opera represents both ships riding at anchor in a rocky bay, near which rises Daland's picturesque Norwegian cottage. – Stories of the Wagner Opera by H. A. Guerber
  16. The distance was three Norwegian miles, which are longer than the Swedish. – Letters written during a short residence in Sweden, Norway, and Denmark by Mary Wollstonecraft
  17. Its chief charm is the fresh breath it gives you of these beautiful Norwegian climes." – A Girl's Ride in Iceland by Ethel Brilliana Alec-Tweedie
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