Norway

geographical name
Nor·​way | \ ˈnȯr-ˌwā How to pronounce Norway (audio) \
variants: or Norwegian Norge \ ˈnȯr-​gə How to pronounce Norge (audio) \

Definition of Norway

country of northern Europe in Scandinavia bordering on the Atlantic and Arctic oceans and straddling the Arctic Circle; a kingdom; capital Oslo area 154,790 square miles (400,906 square kilometers), population 5,156,451

see also norwegian

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