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  1. (obsolete) Norway
    • 1658, The Reign of Gustavus King of Sueden, Son of Ericus:
      But the time of reſt is not yet come, a ſtrange apparition from the Belgick ſhore aſcendeth upon the coast of Norwey: Christierne the former King I mean, now long ſince reputed as buried in Brabant, in privacy had now at the charge of the Emperor and ſome adventurers in Holland and other places of that neighborhood, hoping for large immunities from Denmark or Norwey []

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From Old English Norþweg; influenced also by Old French Norvege and Medieval Latin Norvegia.

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  1. Norway

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