Smeerenburg

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EtymologyEdit

Compound of smeer (blubber) +‎ -en- +‎ burg (burg(h), -ville).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈsmeː.rə(n)ˌbʏrx/, [ˈsmɪː.rə(n)ˌbɵrx]
  • Hyphenation: Smee‧ren‧burg

Proper nounEdit

Smeerenburg ?

  1. A former whaling outpost, built in the 17th century by the Dutch on Amsterdam Island in northwest Spitsbergen, Norway.