Examples of berg in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Though residents of the nearby bergs of Eden, Liberty and Huntsville were offered a chance to jump the season-pass line last spring, that offer won’t stand going forward. Julie Jag, The Salt Lake Tribune, 6 Sep. 2023 Since 1914, the patrol has monitored bergs in the North Atlantic and distributed the information to mariners. Brad Lendon, CNN, 23 June 2023 And, that’s before riding out onto the lake to check out the bergs. Alli Harvey, Anchorage Daily News, 2 Apr. 2023 Luckman, who previously published an animation of the berg's movements, wrote on his blog. Fox News, 7 Feb. 2020 Just over Spoth’s shoulder a mile-wide tabular iceberg slides past, revealing the piercing cobalt at the berg’s cold center. Elizabeth Rush, National Geographic, 7 Mar. 2019 Still, there’s nothing easy about dragging a berg weighing 100 million tons or so through the Antarctic Ocean’s high waves. Steve Mollman, Quartz, 8 June 2019 This will cause an ice berg measuring between 580 and 660 sq mi (1500 - 1700 sq km) and up to 820 feet (250 m) thick to break free from the Antarctic continent into the Weddell Sea. Jill Kiedaisch, Popular Mechanics, 8 Apr. 2019 But no one knows exactly when the berg will dislodge. National Geographic, 25 Mar. 2019 See More

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First Known Use

1818, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of berg was in 1818

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“Berg.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/berg. Accessed 1 Dec. 2023.

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Alban 1885–1935 Austrian composer

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