Norway

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From Old English Norweg, Norþweg, from Old Norse Norvegr (north way), Norðvegr, from norðr (north) + vegr (way), contrasted with suðrvegr (south way), i.e. Germany, and austrvegr (east way), the Baltic lands. Norwegian (1607) is from Medieval Latin Norvegia, with the -w- from Norway.

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Norway

  1. One of the Scandinavian countries. Official name: Kingdom of Norway (Kongeriket Norge in Bokmål and Kongeriket Noreg in Nynorsk).
  2. A CDP in Indiana
  3. A city in Iowa
  4. A town in Maine
  5. A city in Michigan
  6. A town in New York
  7. A settlement in Prince Edward Island, Canada
  8. A town in South Carolina
  9. A town in Wisconsin

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