Gudbrandsdalen

geographical name
Gud·​brands·​dalen | \ ˈgu̇d-ˌbräns-ˌdä-lən How to pronounce Gudbrandsdalen (audio) \
variants: or in English often Gudbrands Valley \ ˈgu̇d-​ˌbräns How to pronounce Gudbrands Valley (audio) \

Definition of Gudbrandsdalen

valley in south central Norway extending for 140 miles (225 kilometers) in a northwest to southeast direction

Note: Gudbrandsdalen was the scene of intense fighting in April 1940 during World War II.

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“Gudbrandsdalen.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Gudbrandsdalen. Accessed 19 Feb. 2020.

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