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Norway (Norwegian: (Bokmål) or (Nynorsk)), officially the Kingdom of Norway, is a sovereign and unitary monarchy whose territory comprises the western portion of the Scandinavian Peninsula plus Jan Mayen and the Arctic archipelago of Svalbard. [1]

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A Doll's House

A Doll's House (Et dukkehjem; also translated as A Doll House) is a three-act play in prose by Henrik Ibsen.

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A-ha

a-ha (stylized a-ha) is a Norwegian band formed in Oslo in 1982.

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Absolute monarchy

Absolute monarchy or absolutism is a monarchical form of government in which the monarch has absolute power among his or her people.

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Academic term

An academic term (or simply "term") is a portion of an academic year, the time during which an educational institution holds classes.

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Academy Awards

The Academy Awards or The Oscars is an annual American awards ceremony honoring cinematic achievements in the film industry.

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Adolph Tidemand

Adolph Tidemand (1814–1876) was a noted Norwegian romantic nationalism painter.

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Aftenposten

Aftenposten (Norwegian for "The Evening Post") is Norway's largest newspaper.

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Agence France-Presse

Agence France-Presse (AFP) is an international news agency headquartered in Paris.

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Agnes Buen Garnås

Agnes Buen Garnås (born 23 November 1946) is a Norwegian folk singer from the county of Telemark.

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Ahmadiyya

Ahmadiyya (officially the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community or the Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama'at; الجماعة الإسلامية الأحمدية, transliterated) is an Islamic religious movement founded in British India near the end of the 19th century.

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Ahrensburg

Ahrensburg is a town in the district of Stormarn, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany.

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Ahrensburg culture

The Ahrensburg culture or Ahrensburgian (11th to 10th millennia BCE) was a late Upper Paleolithic nomadic hunter culture (or technocomplex) in north-central Europe during the Younger Dryas, the last spell of cold at the end of the Weichsel glaciation resulting in deforestation and the formation of a tundra with bushy arctic white birch and rowan.

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Airline

An airline is a company that provides air transport services for traveling passengers and freight.

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Airline hub

Airline hubs are airports that an airline uses as a transfer point to get passengers to their intended destination.

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Aker Solutions

Aker Solutions ASA, a Norwegian oil services company based in Oslo, provides oilfield products, systems and services worldwide for customers in the oil and gas industry.

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Aksel Sandemose

Aksel Sandemose (19 March 1899 – 6 August 1965) was a novelist, born in Nykøbing, Mors Island, Denmark to a Danish father and a Norwegian mother.

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Albanians

Albanians (Shqiptarët) are defined as an ethnic group native to Albania and neighboring countries. The term is also used sometimes to refer to the citizens of the Republic of Albania regardless of ethnicity. Ethnic Albanians speak the Albanian language and more than half of ethnic Albanians live in Albania and Kosovo. The Albanian diaspora also exists in a number of other countries.

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Alexander Kielland

Alexander Lange Kielland (18 February 1849 – 6 April 1906) was one of the most famous Norwegian realistic writers of the 19th century.

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Algae

Algae (or; singular alga) is an informal term for a large, diverse group of eukaryotes that are not necessarily closely related and are thus polyphyletic.

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Allies of World War II

The Allies of World War II, called the United Nations from the 1 January 1942 declaration, were the countries that opposed the Axis powers together during the Second World War (1939–1945).

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Alta, Norway

Alta (Áltá; Alattio or Alta) is the most populated municipality in Finnmark county, Norway.

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American Revolution

The American Revolution was a political upheaval that took place between 1765 and 1783 during which colonists in the Thirteen American Colonies rejected the British monarchy and aristocracy, overthrew the authority of Great Britain, and founded the United States of America.

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Anders Behring Breivik

Anders Behring Breivik (born 13 February 1979) is a Norwegian far-right terrorist and the perpetrator of the 2011 Norway attacks.

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Andrea Een

Andrea Een (born January 22, 1947) is a violinist, violist, Hardanger fiddler, poet, and Professor Emerita of Music at St. Olaf College.

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Animal

Animals are multicellular, eukaryotic organisms of the kingdom Animalia (also called Metazoa).

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Annbjørg Lien

Annbjørg Lien (born October 15, 1971 in Ålesund and raised in Mauseidvåg, Norway) is a Norwegian musician, playing the hardingfele (Hardanger fiddle), violin, and nyckelharpa.

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Antarctic Treaty System

The Antarctic Treaty and related agreements, collectively known as the Antarctic Treaty System (ATS), regulate international relations with respect to Antarctica, Earth's only continent without a native human population.

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Antarctica

Antarctica is Earth's southernmost continent, containing the geographic South Pole.

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Appellate court

An appellate court, commonly called an appeals court, court of appeals (American English), appeal court (British English), court of second instance or second instance court, is any court of law that is empowered to hear an appeal of a trial court or other lower tribunal.

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Arab diaspora

Arab diaspora refers to descendants of the Arab immigrants who, voluntarily or as refugees, emigrated from their native lands in non-Arab countries, primarily in South America, Europe, North America, and parts of South Asia, Southeast Asia, the Caribbean, and West Africa.

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Archaeology

Archaeology or archeology, is the study of human activity in the past, primarily through the recovery and analysis of the material culture and environmental data that has been left behind by past human populations, which includes artifacts, architecture, biofacts (also known as eco-facts) and cultural landscapes (the archaeological record).

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Archipelago

An archipelago, sometimes called an island group or island chain, is a chain, cluster or collection of islands.

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Arctic

The Arctic (f) is a polar region located at the northernmost part of the Earth.

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Arctic Circle

The Arctic Circle is one of the five major circles of latitude that mark maps of the Earth.

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Arctic fox

The Arctic fox (Vulpes lagopus), also known as the white fox, polar fox, or snow fox, is a small fox native to the Arctic regions of the Northern Hemisphere and common throughout the Arctic tundra biome.

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Arendal

Arendal is a town and municipality in the county of Aust-Agder, Norway.

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Arild Andersen

Arild Andersen (born 27 October 1945 in Lillestrøm, Norway) is a Norwegian Jazz musician (upright bass) and composer, known as the most famous Norwegian bass player in the international jazz scene.

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Aristocracy of Norway

Aristocracy of Norway refers to modern and medieval aristocracy in Norway.

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Arne Næss

Arne Dekke Eide Næss (27 January 1912 – 12 January 2009) was a Norwegian philosopher who coined the term deep ecology and was an important intellectual and inspirational figure within the environmental movement of the late twentieth century.

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Arne Nordheim

Arne Nordheim (20 June 1931 – 5 June 2010) was a Norwegian composer.

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Arne Skouen

Arne Skouen (18 October 1913 – 24 May 2003) was a Norwegian best known for his work as a film director and as a journalist.

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Arnulf Øverland

Ole Peter Arnulf Øverland (27 April 1889 – 25 March 1968) was a Norwegian author born in Kristiansund and raised in Bergen.

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Art Nouveau

Art Nouveau (Anglicised to; at. Sezession, Czech Secese, Eng. Modern Style, Ger.. Jugendstil, Slovak. Secesia) or Jugendstil is an international philosophyDuncan (1994), 7.

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Ashgate Publishing

Ashgate Publishing is an academic book and journal publisher based in Farnham (Surrey, United Kingdom).

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Assassination of Indira Gandhi

Indira Gandhi, the 4th Prime Minister of India, was assassinated at 09:20 on 31 October 1984, at her Safdarjung Road, New Delhi residence.

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Association football

Association football, more commonly known as football or soccer, is a sport played between two teams of eleven players with a spherical ball.

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Atlantic Ocean

The Atlantic Ocean is the second largest of the world's oceanic divisions, following the Pacific Ocean.

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Atle Selberg

Atle Selberg (14 June 1917 – 6 August 2007) was a Norwegian mathematician known for his work in analytic number theory, and in the theory of automorphic forms, in particular bringing them into relation with spectral theory.

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Aviation

Aviation is the practical aspect or art of aeronautics, being the design, development, production, operation and use of aircraft, especially heavier-than-air aircraft.

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Avinor

Avinor AS is a state-owned limited company that operates most of the civil airports in Norway.

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Ålesund

is a town and municipality in Møre og Romsdal county, Norway.

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Øyafestivalen

Øyafestivalen is an annual Norwegian music festival held in Middelalderparken (lit. the Medieval Park), Oslo.

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Bachelor's degree

A bachelor's degree (from Middle Latin baccalarius) or baccalaureate (from Modern Latin baccalaureatus) is an undergraduate academic degree awarded by colleges and universities upon completion of a course of study lasting three to seven years (depending on institution and academic discipline).

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Bahá'í Faith

The Bahá'í Faith (fa Bahá'iyyat, بهائية Bahá'iyya In English, "Bahá'í" is pronounced with two syllables according to the on the Bahá'í World News Service Website (Bahá'í: Ba-HIGH). In Persian, بهائی is pronounced with three syllables. The exact realization of the English pronunciation varies. The Oxford English Dictionary has, Merriam-Webster has, and the Random House Dictionary has, all with three syllables. See and – A Guide to Pronunciation part 1 and 2, for more pronunciation instructions.) is a monotheistic religion which emphasizes the spiritual unity of all humankind.

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Baptism

Baptism (from the Greek noun βάπτισμα baptisma; see below) is a Christian sacrament of admission and adoption, almost invariably with the use of water, into the Christian Church generally and also a particular church.

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Baptists

Baptists are individuals who comprise a group of Christian denominations and churches that subscribe to a doctrine that baptism should be performed only for professing believers (believer's baptism, as opposed to infant baptism), and that it must be done by complete immersion (as opposed to affusion or sprinkling).

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Barents Sea

The Barents Sea (Баренцево море, Barentsevo More Barentshavet) is a marginal sea of the Arctic Ocean, located off the northern coasts of Norway and Russia with vast majority of it lying in Russian territorial waters.

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Basking shark

The basking shark (Cetorhinus maximus) is the second largest living fish, after the whale shark, and one of three plankton-eating sharks besides the whale shark and megamouth shark.

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Battle of Copenhagen (1807)

The Second Battle of Copenhagen (or the Bombardment of Copenhagen) (16 August – 5 September 1807) was a British bombardment of the Danish capital, Copenhagen in order to capture or destroy the Dano-Norwegian fleet, during the Napoleonic Wars.

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Battle of Drøbak Sound

The Battle of Drøbak Sound took place in the northernmost part of the Oslofjord on 9 April 1940, on the first day of the German invasion of Norway.

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Battle of France

The Battle of France, also known as the Fall of France, was the German invasion of France and the Low Countries during the Second World War, beginning on 10 May 1940, defeating primarily French forces.

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Battle of Hafrsfjord

The Battle of Hafrsfjord (Slaget i Hafrsfjord) has traditionally been regarded as the battle in which western Norway was for the first time unified under a single monarch.

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Battles of Narvik

The Battles of Narvik were fought from 9 April to 8 June 1940 as a naval battle in the Ofotfjord and as a land battle in the mountains surrounding the north Norwegian city of Narvik as part of the Norwegian Campaign of the Second World War.

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Bærum

Bærum is a municipality in Akershus county, Norway.

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BBC

The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is the public-service broadcaster of the United Kingdom, headquartered at Broadcasting House in London.

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BBC News

BBC News is an operational business division of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) responsible for the gathering and broadcasting of news and current affairs.

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Bear

Bears are mammals of the family Ursidae.

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Bergen

Bergen (in dialects of the city) is a city and municipality on the Bergen Peninsula in Hordaland county on the west coast of Norway.

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Bergen Commuter Rail

Bergen Commuter Rail, sometimes called Vossebanen, is a commuter rail service between Bergen and Arna, Voss and Myrdal, Norway.

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Bergljot Hobæk Haff

Bergljot Hobæk Haff (born 1 May 1925) is a Norwegian novel writer.

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Berit Nesheim

Berit Nesheim (born 1945) is Norwegian film director.

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Beyoncé

Beyoncé Giselle Knowles-Carter (born September 4, 1981) is an American singer, songwriter, and actress.

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Biathlon

Biathlon is a winter sport that combines cross-country skiing and rifle shooting.

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Bird

Birds (class Aves) are a group of endothermic vertebrates, characterised by feathers, a beak with no teeth, the laying of hard-shelled eggs, a high metabolic rate, a four-chambered heart, and a lightweight but strong skeleton.

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Bjørn Dæhlie

Bjørn Erlend Dæhlie (born 19 June 1967) is a Norwegian businessman and retired cross-country skier.

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Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson

Bjørnstjerne Martinius Bjørnson (8 December 1832 – 26 April 1910) was a Norwegian writer who received the 1903 Nobel Prize in Literature "as a tribute to his noble, magnificent and versatile poetry, which has always been distinguished by both the freshness of its inspiration and the rare purity of its spirit", becoming the first Norwegian Nobel laureate.

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Black Death

The Black Death was one of the most devastating pandemics in human history, resulting in the deaths of an estimated people and peaking in Europe in the years 1346–53.

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Black metal

Black metal is an extreme subgenre and subculture of heavy metal music.

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Bodø

Bodø is a town and a municipality in Nordland county, Norway.

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Bohuslän

Bohuslän is a Swedish province in Götaland, on the northernmost part of the country's west coast.

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Bokmål

Bokmål (literally "book tongue") is an official written standard for the Norwegian language, alongside Nynorsk.

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Bologna Process

The Bologna Process is a series of ministerial meetings and agreements between European countries designed to ensure comparability in the standards and quality of higher education qualifications.

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Bosniaks

The Bosniaks, or less commonly Bosniacs, (Bošnjaci,; singular masculine: Bošnjak, feminine: Bošnjakinja) are a South Slavic nation and ethnic group inhabiting mainly homeland Bosnia and Herzegovina along with a native minority present in other countries of the Balkan Peninsula; especially in the Sandžak region of Serbia and Montenegro (where Bosniaks form a regional majority), in Croatia, and in Kosovo.

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Bouvet Island

Bouvet Island (Norwegian: Bouvetøya, previously spelled Bouvet-øya) is an uninhabited subantarctic volcanic island and dependency of Norway located in the South Atlantic Ocean at.

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Bragi Boddason

In his Edda Snorri Sturluson quotes many stanzas attributed to Bragi Boddason the old (Bragi Boddason inn gamli), a Norwegian court poet who served several Swedish kings, Ragnar Lodbrok, Östen Beli and Björn at Hauge who reigned in the first half of the ninth century.

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British Commandos

The British Commandos were formed during the Second World War in June 1940, following a request from the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Winston Churchill, for a force that could carry out raids against German-occupied Europe.

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Bronze

Bronze is an alloy consisting primarily of copper, commonly with about 12% tin and often with the addition of other metals (such as aluminium, manganese, nickel or zinc) and sometimes non-metals or metalloids such as arsenic, phosphorus or silicon.

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Brown bear

The brown bear (Ursus arctos) is a large bear distributed across much of northern Eurasia and North America and (with the polar bear) is the largest land-based predator on earth.

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Brunstad Christian Church

Brunstad Christian Church is a worldwide evangelical non-denominational Christian church.

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Bryggen

Bryggen (Norwegian for the Wharf), also known as Tyskebryggen (the German Wharf), is a series of Hanseatic commercial buildings lining the eastern side of the fjord coming into Bergen, Norway.

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Buddhism

Buddhism is a nontheistic religion or philosophy (Sanskrit: dharma; Pali: धम्म dhamma) that encompasses a variety of traditions, beliefs and spiritual practices largely based on teachings attributed to Gautama Buddha, commonly known as the Buddha ("the awakened one").

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Buddhism in Norway

Buddhism in Norway has existed since the beginning of the 1970s, after immigration from countries with Buddhist populations, mainly Vietnam.

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Buddhist Federation of Norway

The Buddhist Federation of Norway (Norwegian: Buddhistforbundet) is an umbrella organization for the different Buddhist groups in Norway.

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Bugge Wesseltoft

Jens Christian Bugge Wesseltoft (born 1 February 1964) is a Norwegian jazz musician, pianist, composer and producer, son of the jazz guitarist Erik Wesseltoft.

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Burzum

Burzum is a musical project of Norwegian musician and writer Varg Vikernes.

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By:Larm

by:Larm is a music festival and conference held annually at different locations in Norway since 1998.

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Cabinet of Norway

The Cabinet of Norway is a formal body composed of the most senior government ministers chosen by the Prime Minister, and functions as the collective decision-making organ constituting the executive branch of the Kingdom.

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Camilla Collett

Jacobine Camilla Collett (born Wergeland) (23 January 1813 – 6 March 1895) was a Norwegian writer, often referred to as the first Norwegian feminist.

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Cardiovascular disease

Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is a class of diseases that involve the heart or blood vessels.

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Catholic Church

The Catholic Church, also known as the Roman Catholic Church, is, the largest Christian church, with more than 1.25 billion members worldwide.

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Catholicism

Catholicism (from Greek καθολικισμός, katholikismos, "universal doctrine") and its adjectival form Catholic are used as broad terms for describing specific traditions in the Christian churches in theology, doctrine, liturgy, ethics, and spirituality.

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Cato Maximilian Guldberg

Cato Maximilian Guldberg (11 August 1836 – 14 January 1902) was a Norwegian mathematician and chemist.

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Cattle

Cattle—colloquially cows—are the most common type of large domesticated ungulates.

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Central Europe

Central Europe (archaically "Middle Europe") is a region lying between the variously defined areas of the Eastern and Western parts of the European continent.

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Central European Summer Time

Central European Summer Time (CEST) is the standard clock time observed during the period of summer daylight-saving in those European countries which observe Central European Time (UTC + one hour) during the rest of the year.

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Central European Time

Central European Time (CET), used in most parts of the European Union, is a standard time which is 1 hour ahead of Coordinated Universal Time (UTC).

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Central Intelligence Agency

The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) is a civilian foreign intelligence service of the U.S. Government, tasked with gathering, processing and analyzing national security information from around the world, primarily through the use of human intelligence (HUMINT).

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Centre Party (Norway)

The Centre Party (Senterpartiet, Sp) is an agrarian centrist political party in Norway, founded in 1920.

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Charles XIII of Sweden

Charles XIII & II also Carl, Karl XIII (7 October 1748 in Stockholm – 5 February 1818 in Stockholm), was King of Sweden (as Charles XIII) from 1809 and King of Norway (as Charles II) from 1814 until his death.

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Charles XIV John of Sweden

Charles XIV & III John, also Carl John, Swedish and Norwegian: Karl Johan (26 January 1763 – 8 March 1844) was King of Sweden (as Charles XIV John) and King of Norway (as Charles III John) from 1818 until his death and served as de facto regent and head of state from 1810 to 1818.

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Chess

Chess is a two-player strategy board game played on a chessboard, a checkered gameboard with 64 squares arranged in an eight-by-eight grid.

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Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Norway

The Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Norway is the judicial leader of the Supreme Court of Norway.

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Christian Democratic Party (Norway)

The Christian Democratic Party (Bokmål: Kristelig Folkeparti, Nynorsk: Kristeleg Folkeparti, KrF), is a Christian democratic political party in Norway founded in 1933.

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Christian Heinrich Grosch

Christian Heinrich Grosch (21 January 1801 – 4 May 1865) was a Norwegian architect.

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Christian Krohg

Christian Krohg (13 August 1852 – 16 October 1925), was a Norwegian naturalist painter, illustrator, author and journalist.

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Christian Michelsen

Peter Christian Hersleb Kjerschow Mickelson (15 March 1857 – 29 June 1925) was a Norwegian shipping magnate and statesman.

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Christian mythology

Christian mythology is the body of myths associated with Christianity.

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Christian VIII of Denmark

Christian VIII (18 September 1786 – 20 January 1848) was the King of Denmark from 1839 to 1848 and, as Christian Frederick, King of Norway in 1814.

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Christianity

ChristianityFrom the Ancient Greek word Χριστός, Christos, a translation of the Hebrew מָשִׁיחַ, Māšîăḥ, meaning "the anointed one", together with the Latin suffixes -ian and -itas.

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Christianization of Scandinavia

The Christianization of Scandinavia took place between the 8th and the 12th centuries.

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Christmas tree

A Christmas tree is a decorated tree, usually an evergreen conifer such as spruce, pine, or fir or an artificial tree of similar appearance, associated with the celebration of Christmas.

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Church arson

Church arson is the burning or attempting to burn of religious property.

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Church of Norway

The Church of Norway (Den norske kirke in Bokmål or Den norske kyrkja in Nynorsk) is the state church, ABC Nyheter and the largest church in Norway, established after the Lutheran reformation in Denmark–Norway in 1536–1537 broke ties with the Holy See.

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Civil law (legal system)

Civil law, civilian law or Roman law is a legal system originating in Europe, intellectualized within the framework of late Roman law, and whose most prevalent feature is that its core principles are codified into a referable system which serves as the primary source of law.

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Civil union

A civil union, also referred to by a variety of other names, is a legally recognized arrangement similar to marriage.

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Clan

A clan is group of people united by actual or perceived kinship and descent.

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Cod

Cod is the common name for the genus Gadus of demersal fishes, belonging to the family Gadidae.

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Cold War

The Cold War was a state of political and military tension after World War II between powers in the Western Bloc (the United States, its NATO allies and others) and powers in the Eastern Bloc (the Soviet Union and its allies in the Warsaw Pact).

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Commander-in-chief

A commander-in-chief is the person or body that exercises supreme operational command and control of a nation's military forces or significant elements of those forces.

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Common Security and Defence Policy

The Common Security and Defence Policy (CSDP), formerly known as the European Security and Defence Policy (ESDP), is a major element of the Common Foreign and Security Policy of the European Union (EU) and is the domain of EU policy covering defence and military aspects, as well as civilian crisis management.

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Commuter rail

Commuter rail, also called suburban rail, is a passenger rail transport service that primarily operates between a city centre, and the middle to outer suburbs beyond 15 km (10 miles) and commuter towns or other locations that draw large numbers of commuters — people who travel on a daily basis.

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Composer

A composer (Latin ''com''+''ponere'', literally "one who puts together") is a person who creates music.

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Confirmation

Confirmation is a rite of initiation in several Christian denominations, normally carried out through anointing, the laying on of hands, and prayer, for the purpose of bestowing the Gift of the Holy Spirit.

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Confirmation (Lutheran Church)

Confirmation in the Lutheran Church is a public profession of faith prepared for by long and careful instruction.

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Conscription

Conscription, or drafting, is the compulsory enlistment of people in a national service, most often a military service.

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Conservative Party (Norway)

The Conservative Party (Høyre, H, literally "right") is a conservative,.

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Constitution of France

The current Constitution of France was adopted on 4 October 1958.

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Constitution of Norway

The Constitution of Norway (complete name: the Constitution of the Kingdom of Norway; official name: Kongeriget Norges Grundlov; Norwegian Bokmål: Kongeriket Norges Grunnlov; Norwegian Nynorsk: Kongeriket Noregs Grunnlov) was first adopted on 16 May and subsequently signed and dated on 17 May 1814 by the Norwegian Constituent Assembly at Eidsvoll.

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Constitutional monarchy

A constitutional monarchy, limited monarchy or parliamentary monarchy (also called a crowned republic) is a form of government in which governing powers of the monarch are restricted by a constitution.

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Controlled-access highway

A controlled-access highway is a type of highway which has been designed for high-speed vehicular traffic, with all traffic flow and ingress/egress regulated.

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Convention of Moss

The Convention of Moss was a cease fire agreement, signed August 14, 1814, between the Swedish King and the Norwegian government.

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Copenhagen

Copenhagen (København), historically known as the capital of the Denmark-Norway union, is the capital and most populated city of Denmark, with an urban population of 1,263,698 and a metropolitan population of 1,992,114.

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Cora Sandel

Cora Sandel (20 December 1880, Oslo — 3 April 1974, Uppsala) was the pen name of Sara Cecilia Görvell Fabricius, a Norwegian writer and painter who lived most of her adult life abroad.

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Corded Ware culture

The Corded Ware culture (Schnurkeramik; ceramique cordée; snoerbekercultuur; in Middle Europe c. 2900–2450/2350 cal. BC), alternatively characterized as the Battle Axe culture or Single Grave culture, is an enormous European archaeological horizon that begins in the late Neolithic (Stone Age), flourishes through the Copper Age and culminates in the early Bronze Age.

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Council of Europe

The Council of Europe (CoE; Conseil de l'Europe), founded in 1949, is a regional intergovernmental organisation which promotes human rights, democracy and the rule of law in its 47 member states, covering 820 million citizens.

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Counties of Norway

Norway is divided into 19 administrative regions, called counties (singular fylke, plural fylker (Bokmål) / fylke (Nynorsk)); until 1918, they were known as amter.

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County

A county, abbreviated Cnty. (US) or Co. (UK and Ireland), is a geographical region of a country used for administrative or other purposes,Chambers Dictionary, L. Brookes (ed.), 2005, Chambers Harrap Publishers Ltd, Edinburgh in certain modern nations.

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County governor (Norway)

County Governor (Fylkesmannen) is a Norwegian government agency represented in 18 of the Norwegian counties responsible for a number of supervision and management duties.

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Criminology

Criminology (from Latin crīmen, "accusation"; and Greek -λογία, -logia) is the scientific study of the nature, extent, management, causes, control, consequences, and prevention of criminal behavior, both on the individual and social levels.

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Cross-country skiing

Cross-country skiing is travel on skis over snow-covered terrain, whereby skiers rely on their own locomotion rather than on ski lifts or other forms of assistance.

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Czechoslovakia

Czechoslovakia or Czecho-Slovakia (Czech and Československo, Česko-Slovensko, in both of those languages) was a sovereign state in Central Europe that existed from October 1918, when it declared its independence from the Austro-Hungarian Empire, until its peaceful dissolution into the Czech Republic and Slovakia on 1 January 1993.

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Dag Solstad

Dag Solstad (born 16 July 1941) is a Norwegian novelist, short-story writer, and dramatist whose work has been translated into several languages.

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Dagbladet

Dagbladet (lit.: The Daily Magazine) is Norway's second largest tabloid newspaper, and the third largest newspaper overall with a circulation of 105,255 copies in 2009, 18,128 papers less than in 2008.

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Danes (Germanic tribe)

The Danes were a North Germanic people residing in what more or less comprised modern-day Denmark in Iron Age Scandinavia.

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Danish and Norwegian alphabet

The Danish and Norwegian alphabet is based upon the Latin alphabet and has consisted of the following 29 letters since 1917 (Norwegian) and 1948 (Danish).

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Danish language

Danish (dansk; dansk sprog) is a North Germanic language spoken by around six million people, principally in Denmark and in the region of Southern Schleswig in northern Germany, where it has minority language status.

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Darkthrone

Darkthrone is an influential Norwegian metal band.

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De facto

De facto is a Latin expression that means "in fact, in reality, in actual existence, force, or possession, as a matter of fact" (literally "from fact").

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Deep ecology

Deep ecology is a contemporary ecological and environmental philosophy characterized by its advocacy of the inherent worth of living beings regardless of their instrumental utility to human needs, and advocacy for a radical restructuring of modern human societies in accordance with such ideas.

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Deer

Deer (singular and plural) are the ruminant mammals forming the family Cervidae.

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Democracy

Democracy, or democratic government, is "a system of government in which all the people of a state or polity...

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Democracy Index

The Democracy Index is an index compiled by the Economist Intelligence Unit, that measures the state of democracy in 167 countries, of which 166 are sovereign states and 165 are United Nations member states.

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Denmark

Denmark (Danmark) is a country in Northern Europe.

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Denmark–Norway

Denmark–Norway (Danish and Norwegian: Danmark–Norge; Dänemark–Norwegen) is a former political entity consisting of the united kingdoms of Denmark and Norway, including overseas Norwegian dependencies of Iceland, Greenland, the Faroe Islands, and the Northern Isles.

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Dependencies of Norway

Norway has three dependent territories (biland), all uninhabited and located in the Southern Hemisphere.

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Dependent territory

A dependent territory, dependent area, dependency or autonomous territory is a territory that does not possess full political independence or sovereignty as a sovereign state yet remains politically outside of the controlling state's integral area.

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Dialect

The term dialect (from the ancient Greek word διάλεκτος diálektos, "discourse", from διά diá, "through" and λέγω legō, "I speak") is used in two distinct ways.

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Die Another Day

Die Another Day (2002) is the twentieth spy film in the ''James Bond'' series, and the fourth and last film to star Pierce Brosnan as the fictional MI6 agent James Bond.

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Dimmu Borgir

Dimmu Borgir is a Norwegian symphonic black metal band from Oslo, Norway, formed in 1993.

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Dissolution of the union between Norway and Sweden

The dissolution of the union (Unionsoppløsningen; Unionsoppløysinga; Unionsupplösningen) between the kingdoms of Norway and Sweden was set in motion by a resolution of the Norwegian Parliament (the Storting), under the House of Bernadotte, on 7 June 1905.

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DNB ASA

DNB ASA (formerly DnB NOR ASA) is Norway's largest financial services group with total combined assets of more than NOK 1.9 trillion and a market capitalisation NOK 196 billion as per 27 November 2014.

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Doctor of Philosophy

A Doctor of Philosophy degree (often abbreviated Ph.D., PhD, D.Phil., or DPhil) or a Doctorate of Philosophy, from the Latin Doctor Philosophiae, is a type of doctorate awarded by universities in many countries.

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Double track

A double-track railway usually involves running one track in each direction, compared to a single-track railway where trains in both directions share the same track.

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Drammen

Drammen is a city in Buskerud County, Norway.

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Dublin

Dublin is the capital and largest city of Ireland.

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Dunkirk evacuation

The Dunkirk evacuation, code-named Operation Dynamo, also known as the Miracle of Dunkirk, was the evacuation of Allied soldiers from the beaches and harbour of Dunkirk, France, between 27 May and 4 June 1940, during World War II.

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Earl

An earl is a member of the nobility.

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Earless seal

The earless seals or true seals are one of the three main groups of mammals within the seal superfamily, Pinnipedia.

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Earls of Lade

The Earls of Lade (ladejarl (singular), ladejarler (plural); Old Norse variant of Lade: Hlaðir) were a dynasty of rulers of Trøndelag and Hålogaland in Norway from the 9th century to the 11th century.

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Early Norwegian black metal scene

The early Norwegian black metal scene was a black metal music scene and subculture in Norway during the early 1990s.

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Eastern Europe

Eastern Europe is the eastern part of the European continent.

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Eastern Norway

Eastern Norway (Bokmål: Østlandet, Nynorsk: Austlandet) is the geographical region of the south-eastern part of Norway.

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Economic growth

Economic growth is the increase in the inflation-adjusted market value of the goods and services produced by an economy over time.

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Economist Intelligence Unit

The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) is an independent business within The Economist Group providing forecasting and advisory services through research and analysis, such as monthly country reports, five-year country economic forecasts, country risk service reports, and industry reports.

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Education in Norway

Education in Norway is mandatory for all children aged 6–16.

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Edvard Grieg

Edvard Hagerup Grieg (15 June 18434 September 1907) was a Norwegian composer and pianist.

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Edvard Moser

Edvard Ingjald Moser (born 27 April 1962) is a Norwegian psychologist, neuroscientist, and head of department of the Kavli Institute for Systems Neuroscience and Centre for Neural Computation at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) in Trondheim, Norway.

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Edvard Munch

Edvard Munch (12 December 1863 – 23 January 1944) was a Norwegian painter and printmaker whose intensely evocative treatment of psychological themes built upon some of the main tenets of late 19th-century Symbolism and greatly influenced German Expressionism in the early 20th century.

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Egalitarianism

Egalitarianism—or, rarely, equalitarianism or equalism—is a trend of thought that favors equality for all people.

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Einar Gerhardsen

(10 May 1897 – 19 September 1987) was a Norwegian politician from the Labour Party of Norway.

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Ekofisk oil field

Ekofisk is an oil field in block 2/4 of the Norwegian sector of the North Sea about southwest of Stavanger.

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Ekstremsportveko

Ekstremsportveko (Extreme Sports Week), or "Veko" as it is commonly called by the locals, is a festival held annually in Voss, Norway.

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Elk

The elk or wapiti (Cervus canadensis) is one of the largest species within the Cervidae or deer family in the world, and one of the largest land mammals in North America and eastern Asia.

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Employers' organization

An employers' organization or employers' association is a collective organization of manufacturers, retailers, or other employers of wage labor.

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Encyclopædia Britannica

The Encyclopædia Britannica (Latin for "British Encyclopaedia"), published by Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc., is a general knowledge English-language encyclopaedia.

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English language

English is a West Germanic language that was first spoken in early medieval England and is now a global lingua franca.

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Environmental Performance Index

The Environmental Performance Index (EPI) is a method of quantifying and numerically marking the environmental performance of a state's policies.

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Epcot

Epcot is the second of four theme parks built at Walt Disney World in Bay Lake, Florida, near the city of Orlando.

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Epidemic

An epidemic (from Greek ἐπί epi "upon or above" and δῆμος demos "people") is the rapid spread of infectious disease to a large number of people in a given population within a short period of time, usually two weeks or less.

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Eric of Pomerania

Eric of Pomerania KG (1381 or 1382 – 24 September 1459) was King Eric (Eirik) III of Norway (1389–1442), King Eric VII of Denmark (1396–1439), and King Eric (Ericus) XIII (VIII) of Sweden (1396–1439; known there in history mainly as Erik av Pommern).

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Erik Fosnes Hansen

Erik Fosnes Hansen (born 6 June 1965) is a Norwegian writer.

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Erik Grønseth

Erik Grønseth (13 September 1925 – 8 October 2005) was a Norwegian sociologist, Professor of Sociology at the University of Oslo from 1971 to 1989, and "one of the post-war pioneers of sociology" in Norway.

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Erik Skjoldbjærg

Erik Skjoldbjærg (born December 14, 1964 in Tromsø, Norway) is a Norwegian director and writer best known for co-writing and directing the film Insomnia and directing Prozac Nation.

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Eritrea

Eritrea (or; ኤርትራ; إرتريا), officially the State of Eritrea, is a country in the Horn of Africa.

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Erna Solberg

Erna Solberg (born 24 February 1961) is a Norwegian politician who has been Prime Minister of Norway since October 2013 and Leader of the Conservative Party since May 2004.

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Espen Lind

Espen Lind (born 13 May 1971) is a Norwegian record producer, songwriter, singer, and multi-instrumentalist.

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Ethiopia

Ethiopia (ኢትዮጵያ), officially known as the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, is a country located in the Horn of Africa.

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Eurasian beaver

The Eurasian beaver or European beaver (Castor fiber) is a species of beaver which was once widespread in Eurasia.

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Europe

Europe is a continent that comprises the westernmost part of Eurasia.

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European Charter for Regional or Minority Languages

The European Charter for Regional or Minority Languages (ECRML) is a European treaty (CETS 148) adopted in 1992 under the auspices of the Council of Europe to protect and promote historical regional and minority languages in Europe.

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European Court of Human Rights

The European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR; Cour européenne des droits de l’homme) is a supranational or international court established by the European Convention on Human Rights.

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European Defence Agency

The European Defence Agency (EDA; French: Agence européenne de défense, AED) is an agency of the European Union (EU) based in Brussels, Belgium.

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European Economic Area

The European Economic Area (EEA) provides for the free movement of persons, goods, services and capital within the internal market of the European Union (EU) between its 28 member states, as well as three of the four member states of the European Free Trade Association (EFTA): Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway.

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European Free Trade Association

The European Free Trade Association (EFTA) is a common market consisting of four European countries that operates in parallel withand is linked tothe European Union (EU).

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European route E06

European route E 6 is the designation for the main north-south road in Norway, and the west coast of Sweden, running from the southern tip of Sweden, at Trelleborg, into Norway and through almost all of the country north to Finnmark.

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European route E39

E 39 is the designation of a 1330 km long north-south road in Norway and Denmark, running from Klett just south of Trondheim to Aalborg, via Orkanger, Vinjeøra, Halsa...

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European Union

The European Union (EU) is a politico-economic union of EUnum member states that are located primarily in Europe.

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Evangelical Lutheran Free Church of Norway

The Evangelical Lutheran Free Church, or the Free Church as it is commonly known, is a nationwide Lutheran church in Norway consisting of 81 congregations and 21,817 baptized members.

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Extreme sport

Extreme sports (also called action sports and adventurous sports) is a popular term for certain activities perceived as having a high level of inherent danger.

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Eyvindr skáldaspillir

Eyvindr Finnsson Skáldaspillir was a 10th-century Norwegian skald.

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Famine

A famine is a widespread scarcity of food, caused by several factors including crop failure, population unbalance, or government policies.

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Farmer

A farmer (also called an agriculturer) is a person engaged in agriculture, raising living organisms for food or raw materials.

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Faroe Islands

The Faroe Islands (Føroyar; Færøerne) are an archipelago between the Norwegian Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean, approximately halfway between Norway and Iceland, north-northwest of Great Britain.

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Fårikål

Fårikål (pronounced "forrycall") is a traditional Norwegian dish, consisting of pieces of mutton with bone, cabbage, whole black pepper and often a little wheat flour, cooked for several hours in a casserole, traditionally served with potatoes boiled in their jackets.

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Førde

Førde is a municipality in the county of Sogn og Fjordane, Norway.

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Feudalism

Feudalism was a combination of legal and military customs in medieval Europe that flourished between the 9th and 15th centuries.

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FIDE titles

The World Chess Federation, FIDE (Fédération Internationale des Échecs), awards several performance-based titles to chess players, up to and including the highly prized Grandmaster title.

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FIFA

The Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA; English: International Federation of Association Football) is the governing body of association football, futsal and beach football.

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FIFA World Cup

The FIFA World Cup, often simply called the World Cup, is an international association football competition contested by the senior men's national teams of the members of Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA), the sport's global governing body.

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Finland

Finland (Suomi; Finland), officially the Republic of Finland, is a Nordic country in Northern Europe bordered by Sweden to the west, Norway to the north, and Russia to the east; Estonia lies to the south across the Gulf of Finland.

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Finn E. Kydland

Finn Erling Kydland (born 1 December 1943) is a Norwegian economist.

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Finnmark

Finnmark ('Finnmárku', Ruija) is a county in the extreme northeastern part of Norway.

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Finnmark Act

The Finnmark Act (Finnmarksloven in Norwegian) transferred about 95% (about 46,000 km2) of the area in the Finnmark county in Norway to the inhabitants of Finnmark.

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Fish

A fish is any member of a paraphyletic group of organisms that consist of all gill-bearing aquatic craniate animals that lack limbs with digits.

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Fjord

Geologically, a fjord or fiord is a long, narrow inlet with steep sides or cliffs, created by glacial erosion.

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Flytoget

Flytoget, the Airport Express Train (Flytoget) is a Norwegian high-speed airport rail link connecting Oslo Airport, Gardermoen to Oslo Central Station in nineteen minutes.

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Folk music

Folk music includes both traditional music and the genre that evolved from it during the 20th century folk revival.

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Foreign Policy

Foreign Policy is a news publication, founded in 1970, that is focused on global affairs, current events, and domestic and international policy.

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Forest Finns

Forest Finns (Metsäsuomalaiset, Skogfinner, Skogsfinnar) were Finnish migrants from Savonia and Northern Tavastia in Finland who settled in forest areas of Sweden Proper and Norway during the late 16th and early-to-mid-17th-centuries, and traditionally pursued slash-and-burn agriculture, a method used for turning forests into farmlands.

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Forestry

Forestry is the science and craft of creating, managing, using, conserving, and repairing forests and associated resources to meet desired goals, needs, and values for human benefit.

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Fosna-Hensbacka culture

The Fosna/Hensbacka (ca. 8300 BC - 7300 BC, or 12000 cal.BP - 10500 cal.BP), were two very similar Late Palaeolithic/early Mesolithic cultures in Scandinavia, and are often subsumed under the name Fosna-Hensbacka culture.

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France

France, officially the French Republic (République française), is a sovereign state comprising territory in western Europe and several overseas regions and territories.

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Fredrik Barth

Thomas Fredrik Weybye Barth (born December 22, 1928 in Leipzig) is a Norwegian social anthropologist who has published several ethnographic books with a clear formalistic view.

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Fredrik Carl Størmer

thumbnail One should not confuse the subject of article with the Norwegian mathematician of the same name. Fredrik Carl Stormer (born July 12, 1957) is a jazz drummer and entrepreneur based in Oslo, Norway and is named after his great grandfather the Norwegian mathematician.

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Fredrikstad

Fredrikstad (previously Frederiksstad; literally Fredrik's Town) is a city and municipality in Østfold county, Norway.

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Free market

A free market is a market economy system in which the prices for goods and services are set freely by consent between vendors and consumers, in which the laws and forces of supply and demand are free from any intervention by a government, price-setting monopoly, or other authority.

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Freedom of the press

Freedom of the press or freedom of the media is the freedom of communication and expression through mediums including various electronic media and published materials.

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Freight transport

Freight transport is the physical process of transporting commodities and merchandise goods and cargo.

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French language

French (le français or la langue française) is a Romance language, belonging to the Indo-European family.

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French Revolution

The French Revolution (Révolution française) was an influential period of social and political upheaval in France that lasted from 1789 until 1799, and was partially carried forward by Napoleon during the later expansion of the French Empire.

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Fresh water

Fresh water is naturally occurring water on the Earth's surface in ice sheets, ice caps, glaciers, icebergs, bogs, ponds, lakes, rivers and streams, and underground as groundwater in aquifers and underground streams.

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Frits Thaulow

Frits Thaulow (Christiania, 20 October 1847 – Volendam, 5 November 1906) was a Norwegian impressionist painter, best known for his naturalistic depictions of landscape.

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Fungus

A fungus (plural: fungi or funguses) is any member of the group of eukaryotic organisms that includes unicellular microorganisms such as yeasts and molds, as well as multicellular fungi that produce familiar fruiting forms known as mushrooms.

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Gaul

Gaul (Latin: Gallia) was a region of Western Europe during the Iron Age that was inhabited by Celtic tribes, encompassing present day France, Luxembourg, Belgium, most of Switzerland, parts of Northern Italy, as well as the parts of the Netherlands and Germany on the west bank of the Rhine.

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Geats

The Geats (Old English: gēatas,; Old Norse: gautar; Swedish: götar), and sometimes Goths) were a North Germanic tribe inhabiting what is now Götaland ("land of the Geats") in modern Sweden. The name of the Geats also lives on in the Swedish provinces of Västergötland and Östergötland, the Western and Eastern lands of the Geats, and in many other toponyms.

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Gender Equality and Anti-Discrimination Ombud

The Gender Equality and Anti-Discrimination Ombud (Likestillings- og diskrimineringsombudet) is a Norwegian ombudsman for gender equality and anti-discrimination.

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Georg Johannesen

Georg Johannesen (22 February 1931 – 24 December 2005) was a Norwegian author and professor of rhetoric.

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German language

German (Deutsch) is a West Germanic language that derives most of its vocabulary from the Germanic branch of the Indo-European language family.

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German occupation of Norway

The German occupation of Norway began on 9 April 1940 after Nazi forces invaded the neutral Scandinavian country of Norway.

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Germanic paganism

Germanic paganism refers to the theology and religious practices of the Germanic peoples from the Iron Age until their Christianization during the Medieval period.

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Germanic peoples

The Germanic peoples (also called Teutonic, Suebian or Gothic in older literature) are an Indo-European ethno-linguistic group of Northern European origin, identified by their use of the Germanic languages which diversified out of Proto-Germanic starting during the Pre-Roman Iron Age.

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Germany

Germany (Deutschland), officially the Federal Republic of Germany (Bundesrepublik Deutschland), is a federal parliamentary republic in western-central Europe.

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Gjøvik

is a town and a municipality in Oppland county, Norway.

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Glacier

A glacier is a persistent body of dense ice that is constantly moving under its own weight; it forms where the accumulation of snow exceeds its ablation (melting and sublimation) over many years, often centuries.

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Gneiss

Gneiss is a common and widely distributed type of rock formed by high-grade regional metamorphic processes from pre-existing formations that were originally either igneous or sedimentary rocks.

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Golden Age

The term Golden Age (Chryson Genos) comes from Greek mythology and legend and refers to the first in a sequence of four or five (or more) Ages of Man, in which the Golden Age is first, followed in sequence, by the Silver, Bronze, Heroic, and then the present (Iron), which is a period of decline, sometimes followed by the Leaden Age.

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Government Pension Fund of Norway

The Government Pension Fund of Norway comprises two entirely separate sovereign wealth funds owned by the Government of Norway.

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Governor

A governor is, in most cases, a public official with the power to govern the executive branch of a non-sovereign or sub-national level of government, ranking under the head of state.

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Grain

Grains are small, hard, dry seeds, with or without attached hulls or fruit layers, harvested for human or animal consumption.

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Grandmaster (chess)

The title Grandmaster is awarded to chess players by the world chess organization FIDE.

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Granite

Granite is a common type of felsic intrusive igneous rock that is granular and phaneritic in texture.

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Gray wolf

The gray wolf or grey wolf (Canis lupus) also known as the timber wolf,Paquet, P. & Carbyn, L. W. (2003).

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Great Britain

Great Britain, also known as Britain, is an island in the North Atlantic off the north-west coast of continental Europe.

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Greenland

Greenland (Kalaallit Nunaat; Grønland) is an autonomous country within the Kingdom of Denmark, located between the Arctic and Atlantic Oceans, east of the Canadian Arctic Archipelago.

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Gro Harlem Brundtland

Gro Harlem Brundtland (born Gro Harlem, 20 April 1939) is a former Prime Minister of Norway, a current Special Envoy with the United Nations, and the Deputy Chair of The Elders.

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Gross domestic product

Gross Domestic Product (GDP) is a measure of the size of an economy.

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Growth of the Soil

The Growth of the Soil (Norwegian Markens Grøde) is a novel by Norwegian writer Knut Hamsun which won him the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1920.

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Gulf Stream

The Gulf Stream, together with its northern extension towards Europe, the North Atlantic Drift, is a powerful, warm, and swift Atlantic ocean current that originates at the tip of Florida, and follows the eastern coastlines of the United States and Newfoundland before crossing the Atlantic Ocean.

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Gunvor Hofmo

Gunvor Hofmo (30 June 1921 – 17 October 1995) was a Norwegian writer, often considered one of Norway's most influential modernist poets.

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Gurdwara

A Gurdwara (ਗੁਰਦੁਆਰਾ, or pa), meaning the gateway to the guru, is the place of worship for Sikhs; however, people from all faiths, and those who do not profess any faith, are welcomed in the Sikh Gurdwara.

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Gyldendal Norsk Forlag

Gyldendal Norsk Forlag, commonly referred to as Gyldendal N.F. and in Norway often only as Gyldendal, is one of the largest Norwegian publishing houses.

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Haakon the Good

Haakon Haraldsson (c. 920–961), also Haakon the Good (Old Norse: Hákon góði, Norwegian: Håkon den gode) and Haakon Adalsteinfostre (Old Norse: Hákon Aðalsteinsfóstri, Norwegian: Håkon Adalsteinsfostre) was the king of Norway from 934 to 961.

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Haakon VI of Norway

Haakon Magnusson (Håkon, Håkan; 1340–1380) was King of Norway (as Haakon VI) from 1343 until his death and King of Sweden between 1362 and 1364.

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Haakon VII of Norway

Haakon VII (Prince Carl of Denmark and Iceland, born Christian Frederik Carl Georg Valdemar Axel; 3 August 1872 21 September 1957), known as Prince Carl of Denmark until 1905, was the first king of Norway after the 1905 dissolution of the union with Sweden.

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Haakon, Crown Prince of Norway

Haakon, Crown Prince of Norway (born 20 July 1973), with the full name Haakon Magnus, is the heir apparent to the Throne of Norway and the son of the reigning King, Harald V. He is also a member of the House of Glücksburg.

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Habitability

Habitability is the conformance of a residence or abode to the implied warranty of habitability.

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Habitat

A habitat is an ecological or environmental area that is inhabited by human, a particular species of animal, plant, or other type of organism.

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Hagiography

A hagiography is a biography of a saint or an ecclesiastical leader.

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Halibut

Halibut is a flatfish, genus Hippoglossus, from the family of the right-eye flounders (Pleuronectidae).

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Hamar

Hamar is a town and municipality in Hedmark county, Norway.

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Hans Gude

Hans Fredrik Gude (13 March 1825 – 17 August 1903) was a Norwegian romanticist painter and is considered along with Johan Christian Dahl to be one of Norway's foremost landscape painters.

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Hans Herbjørnsrud

Hans Herbjørnsrud (born 2 January 1938 in Heddal) is a Norwegian author of short stories.

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Hanseatic League

The Hanseatic League (also known as the Hanse or Hansa; Hanse, Dudesche Hanse, Hansa, Hansa Teutonica or Liga Hanseatica) was a commercial and defensive confederation of merchant guilds and their market towns.

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Harald Fairhair

Harald Fairhair (Old Norse: Haraldr Hárfagri, Norwegian: Harald Hårfagre; c. 850 – c. 932) was remembered by medieval historians as the first King of Norway.

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Harald Sohlberg

Harald Oskar Sohlberg (29 September 1869 – 19 June 1935) was a Norwegian Neo-romantic painter.

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Harald V of Norway

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Hardanger fiddle

A Hardanger fiddle (or in hardingfele) is a traditional stringed instrument used originally to play the music of Norway.

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Hardangerjøkulen

Hardangerjøkulen is the sixth largest glacier in mainland Norway.

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Harriet Backer

Harriet Backer (21 January 1845 — 25 March 1932) was a Norwegian painter who achieved recognition in her own time and was a pioneer among female artists both in the Nordic countries and in Europe generally.

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Harriet Holter

Harriet Holter (11 April 1922 – 18 December 1997) was a Norwegian social psychologist.

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Harstad

is the second-most populated municipality in Troms county, Norway.

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Härjedalen

Härjedalen (Herjedalen) is a historical province or landskap in the centre of Sweden.

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Hörgr

A hörgr (Old Norse, plural hörgar) or hearg (Old English) was a type altar or cult site, possibly consisting of a heap of stones, used in Norse paganism, as opposed to a roofed hall used as a temple (''hof'').

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Head of government

Head of government is a generic term used for either the highest or second highest official in the executive branch of a sovereign state, a federated state, or a self-governing colony who often presides over a cabinet.

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Head of state

A head of state is the highest-ranking constitutional position in a sovereign state and is vested with powers to act as the chief public representative of that state.

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Heathenry (new religious movement)

Heathenry, also termed Heathenism or Germanic Neopaganism, is a contemporary Pagan new religious movement whose practitioners seek to imitate the pre-Christian religions adhered to by the Germanic peoples of Iron Age and Early Medieval Europe, using surviving historical, archaeological, and folkloric evidence as a basis.

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Heavy metal music

Heavy metal is a genre of rock music that developed in the late 1960s and early 1970s, largely in the United Kingdom and the United States.

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Heavy water

Heavy water (deuterium oxide or) is a form of water that contains a larger than normal amount of the hydrogen isotope deuterium (or D, also known as heavy hydrogen), rather than the common hydrogen-1 isotope (or H, also called protium) that makes up most of the hydrogen in regular water.

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Henrik Ibsen

Henrik Johan Ibsen (20 March 1828 – 23 May 1906) was a major 19th-century Norwegian playwright, theatre director, and poet.

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Henrik Wergeland

Henrik Arnold Thaulow Wergeland (17 June 1808 – 12 July 1845) was a Norwegian writer, most celebrated for his poetry but also a prolific playwright, polemicist, historian, and linguist.

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Herbjørg Wassmo

Herbjørg Wassmo (born 6 December 1942) is a Norwegian author.

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Hereditary Kingdom of Norway

The Kingdom of Norway as a unified realm was initiated by King Harald I Fairhair in the 9th century.

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Herring

Herring are forage fish, mostly belonging to the family Clupeidae.

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High-speed rail

High-speed rail is a type of rail transport that operates significantly faster than traditional rail traffic, using an integrated system of specialized rolling stock and dedicated tracks.

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Higher education in Norway

Higher education in Norway is offered by a range of eight universities, nine specialised universities, 24 university colleges as well as a range of private university colleges.

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Hinduism

Hinduism is the dominant religion, or way of life, in South Asia, most notably in India and Nepal.

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Hinduism in Norway

In Norway 0.145% of the total population (or about 7,300 people as of 2014) are Hindus.

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Historia Norwegiæ

Historia Norwegiæ is a short Latin history of Norway written by an anonymous monk.

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History of Norway

The history of Norway has been influenced to an extraordinary degree by the terrain and the climate of the region.

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History of the Jews in Norway

The Jews in Norway are one of the country's smallest ethnic and religious minorities.

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Home Guard (Norway)

The Norwegian Home Guard (Heimevernet – "HV"), is a rapid mobilisation force in the Norwegian military.

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Honors music

The honors music for a person, office or rank is music played on formal or ceremonial occasions in the presence of the person, office-holder, or rank-holder, especially by a military band.

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Hordaland

Hordaland is a county in Norway, bordering Sogn og Fjordane, Buskerud, Telemark, and Rogaland counties.

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Horder

Horder may refer to.

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Hornindalsvatnet

Hornindalsvatnet is Norway's and Europe's deepest lake, officially measured to a depth of.

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House of Glücksburg

The House of Glücksburg (Huset Glücksborg; Haus Glücksburg) (shortened version of the House of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg; Slesvig-Holsten-Sønderborg-Lyksborg, also spelled -Glücksborg), is a German ducal house.

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Human Development Index

The Human Development Index (HDI) is a composite statistic of life expectancy, education, and per capita income indicators, which are used to rank countries into four tiers of human development.

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Hydroelectricity

Hydroelectricity is the term referring to electricity generated by hydropower; the production of electrical power through the use of the gravitational force of falling or flowing water.

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Hydropower

Hydropower or water power (from the ύδρω, "water") is power derived from the energy of falling water or fast running water, which may be harnessed for useful purposes.

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Ice hockey

Ice hockey is a contact team sport played on ice, usually in a rink, in which two teams of skaters use their sticks to shoot a vulcanized rubber puck into their opponent's net to score points.

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Iceland

Iceland is a Nordic island country between the North Atlantic and the Arctic Ocean.

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IIHF World Ranking

The IIHF World Ranking is a ranking of the performance of the national ice hockey teams of member countries of the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF).

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Immigration

Immigration is the movement of people into a destination country to which they are not native or do not possess its citizenship in order to settle or reside there, especially as permanent residents or naturalized citizens, or to take-up employment as a migrant worker or temporarily as a foreign worker.

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Immigration to Norway

According to Statistics Norway the immigrant population make up 15.6 per cent of the population in Norway.

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Immortal (band)

Immortal is a black metal band from Bergen, Norway, founded in 1990 by frontman and guitarist Abbath Doom Occulta (Olve Eikemo) and former guitarist Demonaz Doom Occulta (Harald Nævdal).

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Impeachment

Impeachment is a formal process in which an official is accused of unlawful activity, the outcome of which, depending on the country, may include the removal of that official from office as well as criminal or civil punishment.

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Impressionism

Impressionism is a 19th-century art movement that originated with a group of Paris-based artists whose independent exhibitions brought them to prominence during the 1870s and 1880s.

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India

India, officially the Republic of India, is a country in South Asia.

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Indigenous and Tribal Peoples Convention, 1989

The Indigenous and Tribal Peoples Convention, 1989 is an International Labour Organization Convention, also known as ILO-convention 169, or C169.

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Indigenous peoples

Indigenous people are those groups especially protected in international or national legislation as having a set of specific rights based on their historical ties to a particular territory, and their cultural or historical distinctiveness from other populations.

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Infection

Infection is the invasion of an organism's body tissues by disease-causing agents, their multiplication, and the reaction of host tissues to these organisms and the toxins they produce.

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Initial public offering

Initial public offering (IPO) or stock market launch is a type of public offering in which shares of stock in a company usually are sold to institutional investors that in turn, sell to the general public, on a securities exchange, for the first time.

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Insect

Insects (from Latin insectum, a calque of Greek ἔντομον, "cut into sections") are a class of invertebrates within the arthropod phylum that have a chitinous exoskeleton, a three-part body (head, thorax and abdomen), three pairs of jointed legs, compound eyes and one pair of antennae.

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Insomnia (1997 film)

Insomnia is a 1997 Norwegian thriller film about a police detective investigating a murder in a town located above the Arctic Circle.

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Internal market

The European Union's (EU) internal market, also known as the EU Single Market, is a single market that seeks to guarantee the free movement of goods, capital, services, and people – the "four freedoms" – between the EU's 28 member states.

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International development

International development or global development is a wide concept concerning level of development on an international scale.

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International E-road network

The international E-road network is a numbering system for roads in Europe developed by the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE).

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International Futures

International Futures (IFs) is a global integrated assessment model designed to help in thinking strategically and systematically about key global systems (economic, demographic, education, health, environment, technology, domestic governance, infrastructure, agriculture, energy and environment) housed at the Frederick S. Pardee Center for International Futures.

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International Ice Hockey Federation

The International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF; French: Fédération internationale de hockey sur glace) is a worldwide governing body for ice hockey and in-line hockey.

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International Monetary Fund

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is an international organization headquartered in Washington, DC, of "188 countries working to foster global monetary cooperation, secure financial stability, facilitate international trade, promote high employment and sustainable economic growth, and reduce poverty around the world".

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International Security Assistance Force

The International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) was a NATO-led security mission in Afghanistan, established by the United Nations Security Council in December 2001 by Resolution 1386, as envisaged by the Bonn Agreement.

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Invasion

An invasion is a military offensive in which large parts of combatants of one geopolitical entity aggressively enter territory controlled by another such entity, generally with the objective of either conquering, liberating or re-establishing control or authority over a territory, forcing the partition of a country, altering the established government or gaining concessions from said government, or a combination thereof.

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Invertebrate

Invertebrates are animals that neither possess nor develop a vertebrae (vertebral column), derived from the notochord.

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Iranian peoples

The Iranian peoples or Iranic peoples are a diverse Indo-European ethno-linguistic group that comprise the speakers of Iranian languages.

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Iraqis

The Iraqi people (Arabic: العراقيون ʿIrāqīyūn, Kurdish: گه‌لی عیراق Îraqîyan, ܥܡܐ ܥܝܪܩܝܐ ʿIrāqāyā, Iraklılar) are the citizens of the modern country of Iraq.

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Iraqis in Norway

Iraqis in Norway make up approximately 29,000 people.

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Ireland

Ireland (Éire; Ulster-Scots: Airlann) is an island in the North Atlantic separated from Great Britain to its east by the North Channel, the Irish Sea, and St George's Channel.

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Iron Age

The Iron Age is the period generally occurring after the Bronze Age, marked by the prevalent use of iron.

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Islam in Norway

Islam is the second largest religion in Norway after various forms of Christianity, with Muslims representing 2.4% of the population according to official statistical data.

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Island

An island or isle is any piece of sub-continental land that is surrounded by water.

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Israeli–Palestinian conflict

The Israeli–Palestinian conflict (النزاع الفلسطيني - الإسرائيلي al-Niza'a al'Filastini al 'Israili; הסכסוך הישראלי-פלסטיני Ha'Sikhsukh Ha'Yisraeli-Falestini) is the ongoing struggle between Israelis and Palestinians that began in the mid-20th century.

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Italian language

Italian (or lingua italiana) is a Romance language spoken mainly in Europe: Italy, Switzerland, San Marino, Vatican City, as a second language in Albania, Malta, Slovenia and Croatia, by minorities in Crimea, Eritrea, France, Libya, Monaco, Montenegro, Romania and Somalia, – Gordon, Raymond G., Jr.

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IUCN Red List

The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (also known as the IUCN Red List or Red Data List), founded in 1964, is the world's most comprehensive inventory of the global conservation status of biological species.

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Ivar Giaever

Ivar Giaever (Giæver,; born April 5, 1929) is a physicist who shared the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1973 with Leo Esaki and Brian Josephson "for their discoveries regarding tunnelling phenomena in solids".

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Ivo Caprino

Ivo Caprino (17 February 1920 – 8 February 2001) was a Norwegian film director and writer, best known for his puppet films.

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Ja, vi elsker dette landet

(audio help) (In English: "Yes, we love this country"), also known by the title "Song For Norway", is a patriotic anthem, which has been commonly regarded as the de facto national anthem of Norway since early 20th century, after being used alongside Sønner av Norge since the 1860s.

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Jaga Jazzist

Jaga Jazzist (also known as Jaga) is an experimental jazz band from Norway that rose to prominence when the BBC named their second album, A Livingroom Hush (Smalltown Supersound/Ninja Tune), the best jazz album of 2002.

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Jan Erik Vold

Jan Erik Vold (born 18 October 1939, Oslo) is a Norwegian lyric poet, Jazz vocal reciter, translator and author.

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Jan Garbarek

Jan Garbarek (born 4 March 1947) is a Norwegian tenor and soprano saxophonist, active in the jazz, classical, and world music genres.

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Jan Kjærstad

Jan Kjærstad (born 6 March 1953 in Oslo) is a Norwegian author.

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Jan Mayen

Jan Mayen is a volcanic island in the Arctic Ocean and a part of the Kingdom of Norway.

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Jan P. Syse

(25 November 1930 – 17 September 1997) was a lawyer and Norwegian politician from the Conservative Party.

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Japanese language

is an East Asian language spoken by about 125 million speakers, primarily in Japan, where it is the national language.

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Jämtland

Jämtland (Latin: Iemptia) or Jamtland is a historical province (landskap) in the center of Sweden in northern Europe.

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Jæren Line

The Jæren Line (Jærbanen) long railway line between Stavanger and Egersund in Jæren, Norway.

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Jørgen Moe

''Norske Folkeeventyr'' Asbjørnsen and Moe (1874) Jørgen Engebretsen Moe (22 April 1813 – 27 March 1882) was a Norwegian folklorist, bishop, poet and author.

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Jehovah's Witnesses

Jehovah's Witnesses is a millenarian restorationist Christian denomination with nontrinitarian beliefs distinct from mainstream Christianity.

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Jennifer Lopez

Jennifer Lynn Lopez (born July 24, 1969), also known as J. Lo, is an American actress, author, fashion designer, dancer, producer, and singer.

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Jens Bjørneboe

Jens Ingvald Bjørneboe (9 October 1920 – 9 May 1976) was a Norwegian writer whose work spanned a number of literary formats.

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Jens Stoltenberg

Jens Stoltenberg (born 16 March 1959) is a Norwegian politician who is the 13th Secretary General of NATO.

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Jews

The Jews (יְהוּדִים ISO 259-3, Israeli pronunciation), also known as the Jewish people, are an ethnoreligious and ethno-cultural group descended from the Israelites of the Ancient Near East and originating from the historical kingdoms of Israel and Judah.

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Johan Borgen

Johan Collett Müller Borgen (28 April 1902 – 16 October 1979) was a Norwegian author, journalist and critic.

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Johan Falkberget

Johan Falkberget, born Johan Petter Lillebakken, (30 September 1879 – 5 April 1967) was a Norwegian author.

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Johan Galtung

Johan Galtung (born 24 October 1930) is a Norwegian sociologist, mathematician and the principal founder of the discipline of peace and conflict studies.

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Johan Svendsen

Johan Severin Svendsen (30 September 184014 June 1911) was a Norwegian composer, conductor and violinist.

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John O'Keefe (neuroscientist)

John O'Keefe, FRS FMedSci (born 18 November 1939) is an American-British neuroscientist and a professor at the Sainsbury Wellcome Centre for Neural Circuits and Behaviour and the Research Department of Cell and Developmental Biology at University College London.

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Jon Fosse

Jon Olav Fosse (born 29 September 1959) is a Norwegian author and dramatist.

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Jonas Lie (writer)

Jonas Lauritz Idemil Lie (6 November 1833 – 5 July 1908) was a Norwegian novelist, poet, and playwright who is considered to have been one of the Four Greats of 19th century Norwegian literature, together with Henrik Ibsen, Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson and Alexander Kielland.

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Josef Terboven

Josef Antonius Heinrich Terboven (23 May 1898 – 8 May 1945) was a Nazi leader, best known as the Reichskommissar for Norway during the German occupation of Norway.

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Jostein Gaarder

Jostein Gaarder (born August 8, 1952) is a Norwegian intellectual and author of several novels, short stories and children's books.

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Judiciary of Norway

The judiciary of Norway is hierarchical with the Supreme Court at the apex.

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Kainun institutti

Kainun institutti – kvensk institutt (before 2005 known as Norsk senter for kvensk språk og kultur) is a center for Kven culture and language.

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Kalmar Union

The Kalmar Union or Union of Kalmar (Danish, Norwegian and Kalmarunionen; Unio Calmariensis) was a state that brought together the Scandinavian nations from 1397 to 1523.

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Karasjok

Karasjok or Kárášjohka (Northern Sami) Kaarasjoki (Finnish) is a municipality in Finnmark county, Norway.

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Kåre Willoch

Kåre Isaachsen Willoch (born 3 October 1928) is a Norwegian politician from the Conservative Party.

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Keynesian economics

Keynesian economics (or Keynesianism) is the view that in the short run, especially during recessions, economic output is strongly influenced by aggregate demand (total spending in the economy).

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Kirsten Bråten Berg

Kirsten Marie Bråten Berg (born 7 January 1950 in Arendal, Norway) is a Norwegian folk singer, silversmith and government scholar.

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Kirsten Flagstad

Kirsten Malfrid Flagstad (12 July 1895 – 7 December 1962) was a Norwegian opera singer and a highly regarded Wagnerian soprano.

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Kitsch

Kitsch (loanword from German, also called cheesiness and tackiness) is a low-brow style of mass-produced art or design using popular or cultural icons.

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Kitty Lange Kielland

Kitty Lange Kielland (8 October 1843 – 1 October 1914) was a Norwegian landscape painter.

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Kjartan Fløgstad

Kjartan Fløgstad (born 7 June 1944) is a Norwegian author.

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Kjell Askildsen

Kjell Askildsen (born 30 September 1929) is a Norwegian writer.

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Kjell Aukrust

Kjell Aukrust (19 March 1920 – 24 December 2002) was a Norwegian author, poet and artist.

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Klemens von Metternich

Prince Klemens Wenzel von Metternich (full name Metternich-Winneburg zu Beilstein, anglicised as Clement Wenceslas Lothar von Metternich-Winneburg-Beilstein; 15 May 1773 – 11 June 1859) was a politician and statesman of Rhenish extraction and one of the most important diplomats of his era, serving as the Austrian Empire's Foreign Minister from 1809 and Chancellor from 1821 until the liberal revolutions of 1848 forced his resignation.

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Knut Erik Jensen

Knut Erik Jensen (born 8 October 1940 in Honningsvåg, Finnmark) is a Norwegian film director, best known for his documentary Cool and Crazy.

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Knut Hamsun

Knut Hamsun (August 4, 1859 – February 19, 1952) was a Norwegian author, who was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1920.

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Kola Peninsula

The Kola Peninsula (from Guoládat; Ко́льский полуо́стров, Kolsky poluostrov) is a peninsula in the far northwest of Russia.

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Komsa culture

The Komsa culture (Komsakulturen) was a Mesolithic culture of hunter-gatherers that existed from around 10000 BCE in Northern Norway.

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Kon-Tiki (1950 film)

Kon-Tiki is a Norwegian documentary about the Kon-Tiki expedition led by Norwegian explorer and writer Thor Heyerdahl in 1947, released in Sweden, Norway, Finland, and Denmark in 1950, followed by the United States in 1951.

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Kongesangen

Kongesangen ("King's Song") is Norway's royal anthem.

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Kongsberg

Kongsberg is a town and municipality in Buskerud county, Norway.

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Konungs skuggsjá

Konungs skuggsjá (Old Norse for "King's mirror"; Latin: Speculum regale, modern Norwegian: Kongsspegelen (Nynorsk) or Kongespeilet (Bokmål)) is a Norwegian educational text from around 1250, an example of speculum literature that deals with politics and morality.

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Kristiansand

Kristiansand is a city, municipality and the county capital of Vest-Agder county in Southern Norway.

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Kristin Lavransdatter

Kristin Lavransdatter is a trilogy of historical novels written by Nobel laureate Sigrid Undset.

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Kven language

The Kven language is a Finnic language spoken in northern Norway by the Kven people.

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Kven people

Kvens (kveeni in Kven language/Finnish; kvener in Norwegian, and kveanat in Northern Sami) are an ethnic minority in Norway who are descended from Finnish peasants and fishermen who emigrated from the northern parts of Finland and Sweden to Northern Norway in the 18th and 19th centuries.

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Labour Party (Norway)

The Labour Party (Arbeiderpartiet, A/Ap), formerly the Norwegian Labour Party, is a social-democratic political party in Norway.

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Lars Onsager

Lars Onsager (November 27, 1903 – October 5, 1976) was a Norwegian-born American physical chemist and theoretical physicist.

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Lars Saabye Christensen

Lars Saabye Christensen, born 21 September 1953 in Oslo, is a Norwegian author.

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Last glacial period

The last glacial period, popularly known as the Ice Age was the most recent glacial period within the Quaternary glaciation occurring during the last one hundred thousand years of the Pleistocene, from approximately 110,000 to 12,000 years ago.

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Latin

Latin (Latin: lingua latīna) is a classical language belonging to the Italic branch of the Indo-European languages.

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Latin alphabet

The classical Latin alphabet, also known as the Roman alphabet, is a writing system that evolved from the visually similar Cumaean Greek version of the Greek alphabet.

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Latitude

In geography, latitude (φ) is a geographic coordinate that specifies the north-south position of a point on the Earth's surface.

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Lefse

Lefse is a traditional soft Norwegian flatbread.

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Legatum

Legatum is a private investment firm headquartered in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

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Legatum Prosperity Index

The Legatum Prosperity Index is an annual ranking, developed by the Legatum Institute, of 142 countries.

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Legends about Theoderic the Great

The Gothic King Theoderic the Great was remembered in Germanic legend as Dietrich von Bern (Bern is the Middle High German name for Verona, where Theoderic had one of his residences).

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Leif Ove Andsnes

Leif Ove Andsnes (born 7 April 1970) is a Norwegian pianist and well-known chamber musician.

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Leikanger

Leikanger is a municipality in Sogn og Fjordane county, Norway.

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Lene Marlin

Lene Marlin (born Lene Marlin Pedersen, 17 August 1980, Tromsø, Norway) is a Norwegian singer and musician.

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Leona Lewis

Leona Louise Lewis (born 3 April 1985) is a British singer, songwriter and animal welfare campaigner.

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LGBT rights in Norway

Norway, like most of Scandinavia, is very liberal in regard to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) rights and it also became the first country in the world to enact an anti-discrimination law protecting homosexuals in certain areas.

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Liberal Party (Norway)

The Liberal Party (Venstre, V, meaning "left") is a liberal and social-liberal political party in Norway.

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Lichen

A lichen is a composite organism that arises from algae or cyanobacteria (or both) living among filaments of a fungus in a symbiotic relationship.

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Liechtenstein

Liechtenstein, officially the Principality of Liechtenstein (Fürstentum Liechtenstein), is a doubly landlocked German-speaking microstate in Central Europe.

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Lier, Norway

Lier is a municipality in Buskerud county, Norway.

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Lillehammer

Lillehammer is a town and municipality in Oppland county, Norway.

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Lilyhammer

Lilyhammer is an Norwegian-American television series, starring Steven Van Zandt, about a fictional New York gangster, Frank "The Fixer" Tagliano, trying to start a new life in isolated Lillehammer, Norway.

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Limerick

Limerick (or; Luimneach) is a city in county Limerick, Ireland.

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Limestone

Limestone is a sedimentary rock composed largely of the minerals calcite and aragonite, which are different crystal forms of calcium carbonate (CaCO3).

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Lionel Richie

Lionel Brockman Richie, Jr. (born June 20, 1949) is an American singer, songwriter, musician, record producer and actor.

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List of countries and territories by land borders

This is a list of countries and territories by land borders.

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List of countries by Fragile States Index

This is a list of countries by order of appearance in the Fragile States Index (formerly the Failed States Index) of the United States think-tank Fund for Peace.

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List of countries by GDP (nominal) per capita

This article includes four lists of countries of the world sorted by their gross domestic product per capita at nominal values.

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List of countries by GDP (PPP) per capita

This article includes three lists of countries by gross domestic product (at purchasing power parity) per capita, i.e. the purchasing power parity (PPP) value of all final goods and services produced within a country in a given year, divided by the average (or mid-year) population for the same year.

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List of countries by income equality

This is a list of countries or dependencies by income inequality metrics, including Gini coefficients.

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List of French monarchs

The monarchs of France ruled from the establishment of Francia in 486 to 1870.

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List of glaciers in Norway

These are the largest glaciers on mainland Norway.

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List of municipalities of Norway

Norway is divided into 19 administrative regions, called counties (fylker, singular: fylke), and 428 municipalities (kommuner, singular: kommune – cf. communes).

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List of Norwegian monarchs

The list of Norwegian monarchs (kongerekken or kongerekka) begins in 872, the traditional dating of the Battle of Hafrsfjord, after which the victorious Harald Fairhair merged several petty kingdoms into that of his father.

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List of the busiest airports in the Nordic countries

This is a list of the 100 busiest airports in the Nordic countries by passengers per year, aircraft movements per year and freight & mail tonnes per year.

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List of towns and cities in Norway

This is a list of towns and cities in Norway.

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List of universities in Norway

This list of universities in Norway presents the country's universities, giving their locations, abbreviated titles (in Norwegian), and years of establishment.

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Lithuania

Lithuania (Lietuva), officially the Republic of Lithuania (Lietuvos Respublika), is a country in Northern Europe.

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Lofoten

Lofoten is an archipelago and a traditional district in the county of Nordland, Norway.

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London

London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.

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Love Parade

The Love Parade (Loveparade) was a popular electronic dance music festival and parade that originated in 1989 in West Berlin, Germany.

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Lovebugs (band)

The Lovebugs are a Swiss Britpop inspired band from Basel, Switzerland founded in 1992.

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Ludvig Holberg

Ludvig Holberg, Baron of Holberg (3 December 1684 – 28 January 1754) was a writer, essayist, philosopher, historian and playwright born in Bergen, Norway, during the time of the Dano-Norwegian double monarchy, who spent most of his adult life in Denmark.

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Lule Sami language

Lule Sami (julevsámegiella) is a Uralic, Sami language spoken in Lule Lappmark, i.e. around the Lule River, Sweden and in the northern parts of Nordland county in Norway, especially Tysfjord municipality, where Lule Sami is an official language.

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Lumber

Lumber (American English; timber in Australian English, British English, Hiberno-English, and New Zealand English) is wood that has been processed into beams and planks, a stage in the process of wood production.

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Lutefisk

Lutefisk (Norwegian) or lutfisk (Swedish) (pronounced in Northern and Central Norway, in Southern Norway, in Sweden and in Finland (lipeäkala)) is a traditional dish of some Nordic countries.

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Luxembourg

Luxembourg (Lëtzebuerg; Luxemburg), officially the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, is a landlocked country in western Europe.

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Maelstrom (ride)

Maelstrom was a dark ride attraction located in the Epcot theme park at Walt Disney World Resort in Bay Lake, Florida.

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Magnus Carlsen

Sven Magnus Øen Carlsen (born 30 November 1990) is a Norwegian chess grandmaster, No. 1 ranked player in the world and reigning World Chess Champion in classical, rapid and blitz.

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Magnus IV of Sweden

Magnus IV (April or May 1316 – 1 December 1374; Swedish Magnus Eriksson) was King of Sweden (including Finland) from 1319 to 1364, King of Norway as Magnus VII (including Iceland and Greenland) from 1319 to 1343, and ruler of Scania from 1332 to 1360.

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Mammal

Mammals (class Mammalia from Latin mamma "breast") are any members of a clade of endothermic amniotes distinguished from reptiles and birds by the possession of hair, three middle ear bones, mammary glands, and a neocortex (a region of the brain).

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Marcus Thrane

Marcus Møller Thrane (14 October 1817 – 30 April 1890) was a Norwegian author, journalist, and the leader of the first Norwegian labor movement, later known as the Thrane movement (Norwegian: Thranebevegelsen).

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Margaret I of Denmark

Margaret I (Margrete Valdemarsdatter, Margrete Valdemarsdatter, Margareta Valdemarsdotter, Margrét Valdimarsdóttir),Margaret is known in Denmark as "Margrete I" to distinguish her from the current queen.

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Mari Boine

Mari Boine, previously known as Mari Boine Persen, née Mari Boine Olsen (born 8 November 1956) is a Norwegian Sami musician known for having added jazz and rock to the yoiks of her native people.

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Maria Mena

Maria Viktoria Mena (born 19 February 1986) is a Norwegian pop artist.

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Marit Bjørgen

Marit Bjørgen (born 21 March 1980) is a Norwegian cross-country skier and six times Olympic champion from Midtre Gauldal, Norway.

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Market economy

A market economy is an economy in which decisions regarding investment, production, and distribution are based on supply and demand, and prices of goods and services are determined in a free price system.

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Market share

"Market share is the percentage of a market (defined in terms of either units or revenue) accounted for by a specific entity." In a survey of nearly 200 senior marketing managers, 67% responded that they found the "dollar market share" metric very useful, while 61% found "unit market share" very useful.

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Marshall Plan

The Marshall Plan (officially the European Recovery Program, ERP) was an American initiative to aid Western Europe, in which the United States gave $13 billion (approximately $130 billion in current dollar value as of August 2015) in economic support to help rebuild Western European economies after the end of World War II.

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Master's degree

A master's degree (from Latin magister) is an academic degree awarded by universities upon completion of a course of study demonstrating a mastery or high-order overview of a specific field of study or area of professional practice.

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Maud of Wales

Maud Charlotte Mary Victoria of Wales, GCStJ, GCVO, VA, CI (26 November 1869 – 20 November 1938) was Queen of Norway as spouse of King Haakon VII.

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May-Britt Moser

May-Britt Moser (born 4 January 1963) is a Norwegian psychologist, neuroscientist, and founding director of the Kavli Institute.

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Mayhem (band)

Mayhem is a Norwegian black metal band formed in 1984 in Oslo, regarded as one of the pioneers of the Norwegian black metal scene.

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Mayor

In many countries, a mayor (or, from the Latin maior, meaning "bigger") is the highest-ranking official in a municipal government such as that of a city or town.

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Medieval Latin

Medieval Latin was the form of Latin used in the Middle Ages, primarily as a medium of scholarly exchange and as the liturgical language of Chalcedonian Christianity and the Roman Catholic Church, but also as a language of science, literature, law, and administration.

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Member of parliament

A member of parliament (MP) is the representative of the voters to a parliament.

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Merchant navy

A merchant navy or merchant marine is the fleet of merchant vessels that are registered in a certain country.

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Methodism

Methodism, or the Methodist movement, is a group of historically related denominations of Protestant Christianity which derive their inspiration from the life and teachings of John Wesley.

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Middle Ages

In European history, the Middle Ages or Medieval period lasted from the 5th to the 15th century.

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Middle East

The Middle EastArabic: الشرق الأوسط,; Armenian: Միջին Արևելք, Merdzavor Arevelk’; Azerbaijani: Orta Şərq; French: Moyen-Orient; Georgian: ახლო აღმოსავლეთი, akhlo aghmosavleti; Greek: Μέση Ανατολή, Mési Anatolí; Hebrew: המזרח התיכון, Ha'Mizrah Ha'Tihon; Kurdish: Rojhilata Navîn; Persian: خاورمیانه, khāvar-miyāneh; Somali: Bariga Dhexe; Soranî Kurdish: ڕۆژھەڵاتی ناوین, rrojhellatî nayn; Turkish: Orta Doğu; Urdu: مشرق وسطی, hashrq vsty (also called the Mid East) is a eurocentric description of a region centered on Western Asia and Egypt.

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Midnight sun

The midnight sun is a natural phenomenon that occurs in the local summer months in places north of the Arctic Circle or south of the Antarctic Circle, when the sun remains visible at the local midnight.

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Mineral

A mineral is a naturally occurring substance that is solid and inorganic, representable by a chemical formula, usually abiogenic, and has an ordered atomic structure.

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Minister (government)

A minister is a politician who holds significant public office in a national or regional government, making and implementing decisions on policies in conjunction with the other ministers.

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Ministry of Defence (Norway)

The Royal Norwegian Ministry of Defence (Det kgl.) is a Norwegian government ministry in charge of the formation and implementation of national security and defence policy, and for the overall management and control of the activities of subordinate agencies.

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Ministry of Education and Research (Norway)

Royal Norwegian Ministry of Education and Research (Kunnskapsdepartementet, lit. Ministry of Knowledge) is a Norwegian government ministry responsible for education, research and kindergartens.

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Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Norway)

The Royal Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Norwegian (Bokmål): Det kongelige Utenriksdepartement; Norwegian (Nynorsk): Det kongelege Utanriksdepartement) is the foreign ministry of the Kingdom of Norway.

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Ministry of Transport and Communications (Norway)

The Royal Norwegian Ministry of Transportation and Communications (Norwegian (Bokmål): Samferdselsdepartementet; New Norwegian: Samferdsledepartementet) is a Norwegian ministry established in 1946, and is responsible for transportation and communication infrastructure in Norway.

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Missionary

A missionary is a member of a religious group sent into an area to proselytize and/or perform ministries of service, such as education, literacy, social justice, health care and economic development.

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Mixed economy

A mixed economy is variously defined as an economic system consisting of a mixture of either markets and economic planning, public ownership and private ownership, or free markets and economic interventionism.

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Molde

Molde is a city and municipality in Romsdal in Møre og Romsdal county, Norway.

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Monarch

A monarch is the sovereign head of state in a monarchy.

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Monarchy

A monarchy is a form of government in which sovereignty is actually or nominally embodied in one or several individual(s) reigning until death or abdication.

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Monarchy of Norway

The Norwegian monarch is the monarchical head of state of Norway, which is a constitutional and hereditary monarchy with a parliamentary system.

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Monarchy of the United Kingdom

The monarchy of the United Kingdom, commonly referred to as the British monarchy, is the constitutional monarchy of the United Kingdom and its overseas territories.

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Moose

The moose (North America) or elk (Eurasia), Alces alces, is the largest extant species in the deer family.

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Moroccan people

The Moroccan people (Arabic:, Berber) are a people that share a common Moroccan culture and ancestry.

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Moscow

Moscow (or; a) is the capital and the largest city of Russia with 12.2 million residents within the city limits and 16.8 million within the urban area.

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Moss

Mosses are small flowerless plants that usually grow in dense green clumps or mats, in damp or shady locations.

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Motion of no confidence

A motion of no confidence (alternatively vote of no confidence, censure motion, no-confidence motion, or (unsuccessful) confidence motion) is a statement or vote which states that a person in a superior position—be it government, managerial, etc.—is no longer deemed fit to hold that position.

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Multi-party system

A multi-party system is a system in which multiple political parties across the political spectrum run for national election, and all have a similar or equal chance of gaining control of government offices, separately or in coalition government.

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Municipality

A municipality is usually an urban administrative division having corporate status and usually powers of self-government or jurisdiction.

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Music of Norway

Norway is a rather sparsely populated country in Europe (5 million inhabitants in an area of some excluding Svalbard and Jan-Mayen), but even so its music and its musical life are as complex as those of most other countries.

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Napoleon

Napoléon Bonaparte (born Napoleone di Buonaparte; 15 August 1769 – 5 May 1821) was a French military and political leader who rose to prominence during the French Revolution and led several successful campaigns during the Revolutionary Wars.

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Napoleonic Wars

The Napoleonic Wars (1803–1815) were a series of major conflicts pitting the French Empire led by Emperor Napoleon I against an array of European powers formed into various coalitions.

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Nasjonal Samling

Nasjonal Samling (National Unity), abbreviated NS, was a Norwegian fascist party active from 1933 to 1945.

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National Authority for Investigation and Prosecution of Economic and Environmental Crime in Norway

The National Authority for Investigation and Prosecution of Economic and Environmental Crime (Økokrim) is Norway's central unit for fighting economic and environmental crimes.

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National Criminal Investigation Service (Norway)

The National Criminal Investigation Service (Den nasjonale enhet for bekjempelse av organisert og annen alvorlig kriminalitet, previously Kriminalpolitisentralen), commonly known as Kripos, is a special agency of the Norwegian Police Service.

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National Geographic Society

The National Geographic Society (NGS), headquartered in Washington, D.C. in the United States of America, is one of the largest nonprofit scientific and educational institutions in the world.

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National Police Directorate (Norway)

National Police Directorate (Politidirektoratet) a government agency subordinate the Ministry of Justice and Public Security which heads the Norwegian Police Service.

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NATO

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO; Organisation du traité de l'Atlantique Nord; OTAN), also called the North Atlantic Alliance, is an intergovernmental military alliance based on the North Atlantic Treaty which was signed on 4 April 1949.

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Natural gas

Natural gas is a fossil fuel formed when layers of decomposing plant and animal matter are exposed to intense heat and pressure over thousands of years.

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Nazi Germany

Nazi Germany or the Third Reich (Drittes Reich) are common English names for the period of history in Germany from 1933 to 1945, when it was a dictatorship under the control of Adolf Hitler and the Nazi Party (NSDAP).

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Nidaros

Nidaros, Niðarós or Niðaróss was the medieval name of Trondheim in Norway, when it was the capital of the country's first Christian kings.

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Nidaros Cathedral

Nidaros Cathedral (Nidarosdomen / Nidaros Domkirke) is a Church of Norway cathedral located in the city of Trondheim in Sør-Trøndelag county, Norway.

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Niels Henrik Abel

Niels Henrik Abel (5 August 1802 – 6 April 1829) was a Norwegian mathematician who made pioneering contributions in a variety of fields.

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Nils Christie

Nils Christie (24 February 1928 – 27 May 2015) was a Norwegian sociologist and criminologist.

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Nils Gaup

Nils Gaup (born April 12, 1955) is a Sámi film director from Norway.

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Nobel Prize in Literature

Since 1901, the Nobel Prize in Literature (Nobelpriset i litteratur) has been awarded annually to an author from any country who has, in the words of the will of Alfred Nobel, produced "in the field of literature the most outstanding work in an ideal direction" (original Swedish: den som inom litteraturen har producerat det mest framstående verket i en idealisk riktning).

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Nordic Council

The Nordic Council is a geo-political inter-parliamentary forum for co-operation between the Nordic countries.

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Nordic countries

The Nordic countries are a geographical and cultural region in Northern Europe and the North Atlantic.

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Nordic model

The Nordic model (or Nordic capitalismThe Nordic Way, Klas Eklund, Henrik Berggren and Lars Trägårdh. 2011. or Nordic social democracy) refers to the economic and social policies common to the Nordic countries (Denmark, Finland, Norway, Iceland, Greenland, Faroe Islands and Sweden).

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Normandy landings

The Normandy landings (codenamed Operation Neptune) were the landing operations on 6 June 1944 (termed D-Day) of the Allied invasion of Normandy in Operation Overlord during World War II.

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Normans

The Normans (Normands; Nortmanni) were the people who in the 10th and 11th centuries gave their name to Normandy, a region in France.

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Norse mythology

Norse mythology is the body of mythology of the North Germanic people stemming from Norse paganism and continuing after the Christianization of Scandinavia and into the Scandinavian folklore of the modern period.

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Norse religion

Norse religion refers to the religious traditions of the Norsemen prior to the Christianization of Scandinavia, specifically during the Viking Age.

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Norsk Hydro

Norsk Hydro ASA is a Norwegian aluminium and renewable energy company, headquartered in Oslo.

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North America

North America is a continent wholly within the Northern Hemisphere and almost wholly within the Western Hemisphere.

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North Germanic languages

The North Germanic languages make up one of the three branches of the Germanic languages, a sub-family of the Indo-European languages, along with the West Germanic languages and the extinct East Germanic languages.

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North Sea

The North Sea is a marginal sea of the Atlantic Ocean located between Great Britain, Scandinavia, Germany, the Netherlands, Belgium, and France.

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Northern Europe

Northern Europe is the northern part or region of Europe.

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Northern Norway

Northern Norway (Bokmål: Nord-Norge, Nynorsk: Nord-Noreg, North Sámi: Davvi-Norga) is the geographical region of Norway, consisting of the three northernmost counties Nordland, Troms and Finnmark, in total about 35% of the Norwegian mainland.

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Northern Sami

Northern or North Sami (davvisámegiella; disapproved exonym Lappish or Lapp), sometimes also simply referred to as Sami, is the most widely spoken of all Sami languages.

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Nortraship

The Norwegian Shipping and Trade Mission (Nortraship) was established in London in April 1940 to administer the Norwegian merchant fleet outside German-controlled areas.

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Norway men's national ice hockey team

The Norwegian men's national ice hockey team is the national ice hockey team from Norway that participates at the IIHF World Championships.

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Norway national football team

The Norway national football team (Norges herrelandslag i fotball) represents Norway in association football and is controlled by the Football Association of Norway, the governing body for football in Norway.

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Norway Pavilion at Epcot

The Norway pavilion is part of the World Showcase within Epcot at Walt Disney World Resort in Florida.

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Norwegian Air Shuttle

Norwegian Air Shuttle ASA, trading as Norwegian, is the third largest low-cost carrier in Europe, the second-largest airline in Scandinavia, and the ninth-largest airline in Europe in terms of passenger numbers.

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Norwegian American

Norwegian Americans (norskamerikanere) are Americans of Norwegian descent.

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Norwegian Armed Forces

The Norwegian Armed Forces (Forsvaret, "The Defence") is the military organisation responsible for the defence of Norway.

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Norwegian Armed Forces in exile

The Norwegian Armed Forces in exile were remnants of the armed forces of Norway that continued to fight the Axis powers from Allied countries, such as Britain and Canada, after they had escaped the German conquest of Norway during World War II.

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Norwegian Army

Norway achieved full independence in 1905, and in the first century of its short life has contributed to three major conflicts, World War II, the Cold War and the War on Terror.

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Norwegian Association for Women's Rights

The Norwegian Association for Women's Rights (Norsk Kvinnesaksforening, NKF) is a Norwegian nonpartisan political advocacy organisation and Norway's oldest and preeminent women's rights organisation.

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Norwegian Campaign

The Norwegian Campaign (9 April to 10 June 1940) was a Second World War campaign fought in Norway between the Allies and Germany after the latter's invasion of the country.

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Norwegian Canadian

A Norwegian Canadian is a Canadian citizen who identifies him or herself to be of Norwegian ancestry or a Norway-born person who resides in Canada.

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Norwegian Constituent Assembly

The Norwegian Constituent Assembly (in Norwegian Grunnlovsforsamlingen, also known as Riksforsamlingen) is the name given to the 1814 Constitutional Assembly at Eidsvoll in Norway, that voted the Norwegian Constitution and formalised the dissolution of the union with Denmark.

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Norwegian Constitution Day

Norwegian Constitution Day is the National Day of Norway and is an official national holiday observed on May 17 each year.

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Norwegian Cyber Defence Force

The Norwegian Cyber Defence Force (Cyberforsvaret) is a branch of the Norwegian Armed Forces responsible for military communications and defensive and offensive cyberwarfare in Norway.

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Norwegian European Union membership referendum, 1994

A referendum on joining the European Union was held in Norway on 27 and 28 November 1994.

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Norwegian heavy water sabotage

The Norwegian heavy water sabotage was a series of actions undertaken by Norwegian saboteurs during World War II to prevent the German nuclear energy project from acquiring heavy water (deuterium oxide), which could be used to produce nuclear weapons.

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Norwegian Humanist Association

The Norwegian Humanist Association (Human-Etisk Forbund, HEF) is one of the largest secular humanist associations in the world, with 84,300 members.

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Norwegian Independent Company 1

Norwegian Independent Company 1 (NOR.I.C.1, pronounced Norisén (approx. "noor-ee-sehn") in Norwegian) was a British Special Operations Executive (SOE) group formed in March 1941 originally for the purpose of performing commando raids during the Occupation of Norway by Nazi Germany.

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Norwegian krone

The krone (sign: kr; code: NOK), plural kroner, is the currency of Norway and its dependent territories.

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Norwegian language

Norwegian (norsk) is a North Germanic language spoken mainly in Norway, where it is the sole official language.

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Norwegian language conflict

The Norwegian language conflict (målstriden, språkstriden or sprogstriden) is an ongoing controversy within Norwegian culture and politics related to spoken and written versions of the Norwegian language.

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Norwegian National Rail Administration

The Norwegian National Rail Administration (Jernbaneverket) is a government agency responsible for owning, maintaining, operating and developing the Norwegian railway network, including the track, stations, classification yards, traffic management and timetables.

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Norwegian parliamentary election, 2005

Parliamentary elections were held in Norway on 11 and 12 September 2005.

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Norwegian parliamentary election, 2009

The 2009 parliamentary election was held in Norway on 13 and 14 September 2009.

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Norwegian parliamentary election, 2013

A parliamentary election was held in Norway on 8 and 9 September 2013.

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Norwegian passport

Norwegian Passports are issued to nationals of Norway for the purpose of international travel.

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Norwegian Police Security Service

The Norwegian Police Security Service (Politiets sikkerhetstjeneste, PST) is the police security agency of Norway, somewhat comparable to the British MI5 (Security Service).

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Norwegian Police Service

The Norwegian Police Service (Politi- og lensmannsetaten) is the civilian police agency for Norway.

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Norwegian Public Roads Administration

The Norwegian Public Roads Administration (Statens vegvesen) is a Norwegian government agency responsible for the state and county public roads in the country.

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Norwegian resistance movement

The Norwegian resistance to the occupation of Norway by Nazi Germany began after Operation Weserübung in 1940 and ended in 1945.

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Norwegian romantic nationalism

Norwegian romantic nationalism (Nasjonalromantikken) was a movement in Norway between 1840 and 1867 in art, literature, and popular culture that emphasized the aesthetics of Norwegian nature and the uniqueness of the Norwegian national identity.

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Norwegian Royal Family

The Norwegian Royal Family is the family of the Norwegian monarch.

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Norwegian Sea

The Norwegian Sea (Norskehavet) is a marginal sea in the North Atlantic Ocean, northwest of Norway.

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Norwegian Sign Language

Norwegian Sign Language, or NSL (Norwegian: norsk tegnspråk, NTS), is the principal sign language in Norway and Madagascar.

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Norwegian State Railways

Norges Statsbaner AS, known in English as the Norwegian State Railways and commonly abbreviated NSB, is a government-owned railway company which operates most passenger train services in Norway.

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Norwegian union dissolution referendum, 1905

A plebiscite on dissolving the union with Sweden was held in Norway on 13 August 1905.

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Norwegian Vietnamese

Norwegian Vietnamese or Vietnamese Norwegian refers to citizens or naturalized residents of Norway of Vietnamese descent.

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Norwegian Women's Lobby

The Norwegian Women's Lobby (Norges kvinnelobby) is a nonpartisan political advocacy organisation, and an umbrella organization for the Norwegian women's rights and women's organisations.

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Norwegianization

Norwegianization (Fornorsking av samer) was an official policy carried out by the Norwegian government directed at the Sami and later the Kven people of northern Norway to assimilate non-Norwegian-speaking native populations into an ethnically and culturally uniform Norwegian population.

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Norwegians

Norwegians (nordmenn) are a national ethnic group native to Norway.

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Norwegians with Pakistani background

Pakistani Norwegians are Norwegians of Pakistani descent.

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NRK

NRK (an abbreviation of the Norwegian: Norsk rikskringkasting AS, generally expressed in English as the Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation) is the Norwegian government-owned radio and television public broadcasting company, and the largest media organisation in Norway.

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NSB Night Train

NSB Night Train (Norwegian: Nattog) is a night sleeping car service provided by the Norwegian State Railways (NSB) on four routes; Oslo - Bergen (Bergensbanen), Oslo - Stavanger (Sørlandsbanen), Oslo - Trondheim (Dovrebanen) and Trondheim - Bodø (Nordlandsbanen).

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Nynorsk

Nynorsk, Neo-Norwegian, New Norse or New Norwegian is an official written standard for the Norwegian language, alongside Bokmål.

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Odd Hassel

Odd Hassel (17 May 1897 – 11 May 1981) was a Norwegian physical chemist and Nobel Laureate.

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Odd Nerdrum

Odd Nerdrum (born 8 April 1944 in Helsingborg, Sweden) is a Norwegian figurative painter.

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Odd Nordstoga

Odd Nordstoga (born 1972) is a musician, actor and editor from Vinje in Telemark, Norway.

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OECD Better Life Index

The OECD’s Better Life Initiative, launched in May 2011 following a decade of work on this issue, is a first attempt to bring together internationally comparable measures of well-being in line with the recommendations of the Commission on the Measurement of Economic Performance and Social Progress also known as the Stiglitz-Sen-Fitoussi Commission.

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Ohthere of Hålogaland

Ohthere of Hålogaland (Ottar fra Hålogaland) was a Viking Age Norwegian seafarer known only from an account of his travels that he gave to King Alfred (871–99) of the Anglo-Saxon kingdom of Wessex in about 890 AD.

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Oil well

An oil well is a boring in the Earth that is designed to bring petroleum oil hydrocarbons to the surface.

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Olaf Bull

Olaf Jacob Martin Luther Breda Bull or Olaf Bull was a Norwegian poet.

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Olaf II of Denmark

Olaf II Haakonsson (1370 – 23 August 1387) was king of Denmark as Olaf II (1376–1387) and king of Norway as Olaf IV (1380–1387).

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Olaf II of Norway

Olaf II Haraldsson (995 – 29 July 1030), later known as St.

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Olaf Tryggvason

Olaf Tryggvason (960s – 1000) was King of Norway from 995 to 1000.

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Olav Duun

Olav Duun (November 21, 1876 – September 13, 1939) was a noteworthy author of Norwegian fiction.

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Olav H. Hauge

Olav Håkonson Hauge (18 August 1908 – 23 May 1994) was a Norwegian poet.

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Olav Jørgen Hegge

Olav Jørgen Hegge (died August 26, 2005) was a Norwegian Hardanger fiddler and folk dancer with American ties.

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Old English

Old English (Ænglisc, Anglisc, Englisc) or Anglo-Saxon is the earliest historical form of the English language, spoken in England and southern and eastern Scotland in the early Middle Ages.

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Old Norse

Old Norse was a North Germanic language that was spoken by inhabitants of Scandinavia and inhabitants of their overseas settlements during about the 9th to 13th centuries.

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Ole Einar Bjørndalen

Ole Einar Bjørndalen (born 27 January 1974) is a Norwegian professional biathlete, often referred to by the nickname "The King of Biathlon".

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Olemic Thommessen

Olaf Michael "Olemic" Thommessen (born 18 April 1956 in Lillehammer) is a Norwegian politician for the Conservative Party and the President of the Storting since 8 October 2013.

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Olympic Games

The modern Olympic Games (Jeux olympiques) are the leading international sporting event featuring summer and winter sports competitions in which thousands of athletes from around the world participate in a variety of competitions.

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OPEC

Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), is an international organization headquartered in Vienna, Austria.

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Operation Blue Star

Operation Blue Star was an Indian military operation which occurred between 3 June and 8 June 1984, ordered by Prime Minister Indira Gandhi in order to establish control over the Harmandir Sahib Complex in Amritsar, Punjab, and remove Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale and his armed followers from the complex buildings.

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Operation Weserübung

Operation Weserübung was the code name for Germany's assault on Denmark and Norway during the Second World War and the opening operation of the Norwegian Campaign.

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Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) (Organisation de coopération et de développement économiques, OCDE) is an international economic organisation of 34 countries, founded in 1961 to stimulate economic progress and world trade.

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Orthodoxy

Orthodoxy (from Greek ὀρθός, orthos ("right", "true", "straight") and δόξα, doxa ("opinion" or "belief", related to dokein, "to think"),orthodox. Dictionary.com. Online Etymology Dictionary. Douglas Harper, Historian. (accessed: March 03, 2008).) is adherence to accepted norms, more specifically to creeds, especially in religion.

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Orthodoxy in Norway

Orthodox Christianity in Norway is a small minority religion in Norway with 8,492 official members in 2010, up from 2,315 in 2000.

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Oslo

Oslo (or, rarer or) is the capital and the most populous city in Norway.

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Oslo Accords

The Oslo Accords are a set of agreements between the government of Israel and the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO): the Oslo I Accord, signed in Washington, D.C., in 1993 (DOP), 13 September 1993.

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Oslo Airport, Gardermoen

Oslo Airport (Oslo Lufthavn) is the principal airport serving Oslo, the capital of and most populous city in Norway.

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Oslo Commuter Rail

Oslo Commuter Rail (NSB Lokaltog Østlandet) is a commuter rail centered in Oslo, Norway, connecting the capital to six counties in Eastern Norway.

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Oslo Freedom Forum

Oslo Freedom Forum (OFF) is a series of global conferences run by the New York-based non-profit Human Rights Foundation under the slogan “Challenging Power.” OFF was founded in 2009 as a one-time event and has taken place annually ever since.

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Oslo Stock Exchange

Oslo Børs (OSE: OSLO) offers Norway’s only regulated markets for securities trading today. The stock exchange offers a full product range including equities, derivatives and fixed income instruments. Oslo Børs is the only independent stock exchange within the Nordic countries.

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Oslofjord

The Oslofjord is an inlet in the south-east of Norway, stretching from an imaginary line between the Torbjørnskjær and Færder lighthouses and down to Langesund in the south to Oslo in the north.

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Outline of Norway

The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to Norway: The Norway – is a sovereign constitutional monarchy principally located in western Scandinavia of Northern Europe.

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Paal Nilssen-Love

Paal Nilssen-Love (born 24 December 1974) is a Norwegian drummer active in the jazz and free jazz genres.

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Pakistanis

Pakistanis (پاكِستانى قوم; Pakistani Qaum) are the people who are citizens of the modern State of Pakistan and their descendants.

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Parliamentary system

A parliamentary system is a system of democratic governance of a state in which the executive branch derives its democratic legitimacy from, and is held accountable to, the legislature (parliament); the executive and legislative branches are thus interconnected.

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Party-list proportional representation

Party-list proportional representation systems are a family of voting systems emphasizing proportional representation (PR) in elections in which multiple candidates are elected (e.g. elections to parliament) through allocations to an electoral list.

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Pathfinder (1987 film)

Pathfinder (original title in Sami: Ofelaš and in Norwegian: Veiviseren) is a 1987 Norwegian action-adventure film written and directed by Nils Gaup.

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Peace and conflict studies

Peace and conflict studies is a social science field that identifies and analyses violent and nonviolent behaviours as well as the structural mechanisms attending conflicts (including social conflicts) with a view towards understanding those processes which lead to a more desirable human condition.

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Peer Gynt

Peer Gynt is a five-act play in verse by the Norwegian dramatist Henrik Ibsen.

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Pentecostalism

Pentecostalism or Classical Pentecostalism is a renewal movement"Spirit and Power: A 10-Country Survey of Pentecostals",.

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Per capita

Per capita is a Latin prepositional phrase: per (preposition, taking the accusative case, meaning “by, by means of”) and capita (accusative plural of the noun caput, “head”).

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Per capita income

Per capita income or average income is the measure of the amount of money that is being earned by person in a certain area, such as a city, region, or country, which is calculated by dividing the total income of a the area by its total population.

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Permafrost

In geology, permafrost or cryotic soil is soil at or below the freezing point of water for two or more years.

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Personal union

A personal union is the combination of two or more states who have the same monarch while their boundaries, laws, and interests remain distinct.

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Peter Christen Asbjørnsen

Peter Christen Asbjørnsen (15 January 1812 — 6 January 1885) was a Norwegian writer and scholar.

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Peter I Island

Peter I Island (Peter I Øy) is an uninhabited volcanic island in the Bellingshausen Sea, from Antarctica.

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Peter Waage

Peter Waage (29 June 1833 – 13 January 1900), the son of a ship's captain, was a significant Norwegian chemist and professor at the Royal Frederick University.

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Petoro

Petoro is a company that is wholly owned by the Government of Norway.

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Petroglyph

Petroglyphs are pictogram and logogram images created by removing part of a rock surface by incising, picking, carving, or abrading.

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Petroleum

Petroleum (L. petroleum, from early 15c. "petroleum, rock oil" (mid-14c. in Anglo-French), from Medieval Latin petroleum, from petra: "rock" + ''oleum'': "oil".) is a naturally occurring, yellow-to-black liquid found in geological formations beneath the Earth's surface, which is commonly refined into various types of fuels.

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Petter Dass

Petter Dass (ca. 1647 – 18 September 1707) was a Lutheran priest and the foremost Norwegian poet of his generation, writing both baroque hymns and topographical poetry.

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Petty kingdoms of Norway

The Petty kingdoms of Norway were the entities from which the later Kingdom of Norway was founded.

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Phillips Petroleum Company

Phillips Petroleum Co. was an American oil company incorporated in 1917 that expanded into petroleum refining, marketing and transportation, natural gas gathering and the chemicals sectors.

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Pinnekjøtt

In Norway, Pinnekjøtt is a main course dinner dish of lamb or mutton.

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Plug-in electric vehicles in Norway

The fleet of plug-in electric vehicles in Norway is the largest per capita in the world, with Oslo recognized as the EV capital of the world.

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Plurality voting system

The plurality voting system is a single-winner voting system often used to elect executive officers, or members of a legislative assembly based on single-member constituencies.

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Poetic Edda

The Poetic Edda is the modern attribution for an unnamed collection of Old Norse poems.

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Poland

Poland (Polska), officially the Republic of Poland (Rzeczpospolita Polska), is a country in Central Europe, bordered by Germany to the west; the Czech Republic and Slovakia to the south; Ukraine and Belarus to the east; and the Baltic Sea, Kaliningrad Oblast (a Russian exclave) and Lithuania to the north.

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Polar bear

The polar bear (Ursus maritimus) is a carnivorous bear whose native range lies largely within the Arctic Circle, encompassing the Arctic Ocean, its surrounding seas and surrounding land masses.

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Pool frog

The pool frog (Pelophylax lessonae) is a European frog.

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Prime Minister of Norway

The Prime Minister of Norway (statsminister, literally "state minister") is the political leader of Norway and the Head of the Government of Norway.

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Primogeniture

Primogeniture is the right, by law or custom, of the firstborn male child to inherit the family estate, in preference to siblings (compare to ultimogeniture).

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Privy council

A privy council is a body that advises the head of state of a nation, typically, but not always, in the context of a monarchic government.

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Progress Party (Norway)

The Progress Party (Fremskrittspartiet, Framstegspartiet, FrP) is a political party in Norway which identifies as classical liberal (libertarian) and conservative-liberal.

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Proportional representation

Proportional representation (PR) characterizes electoral systems by which divisions in an electorate are reflected proportionately in the elected body.

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Proto-Indo-Europeans

The Proto-Indo-Europeans were the speakers of the Proto-Indo-European language (PIE), a reconstructed prehistoric language of Eurasia.

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Public transport

Public transport (North American English: public transportation or public transit) is a shared passenger transport service which is available for use by the general public, as distinct from modes such as taxicab, carpooling or hired buses which are not shared by strangers without private arrangement.

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Queen Maud Land

Queen Maud Land (Dronning Maud Land) is a c. 2.7 million-square-kilometre (1 million sq mi) region of Antarctica claimed as a dependent territory by Norway.

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Quisling regime

The Quisling regime or Quisling government are common names used to refer to the collaborationist government led by Vidkun Quisling in occupied Norway during the Second World War.

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R. F. Foster (historian)

Robert Fitzroy 'Roy' Foster, FBA, FRHistS, FRSL (born 16 January 1949), publishing as R. F. Foster, is an Irish historian and academic.

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Ragnar Frisch

Ragnar Anton Kittil Frisch (3 March 1895 – 31 January 1973) was a Norwegian economist and the co-winner with Jan Tinbergen of the first Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences in 1969.

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Rail transport

Rail transport is a means of conveyance of passengers and goods, by way of wheeled vehicles running on rails.

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Rain shadow

A rain shadow is a dry area on the lee side of a mountainous area (away from the wind).

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Raspeball

Raspeball, also known in some areas as klubb, kumle, komle, kompe or potetball is a potato dumpling, a traditional Norwegian or German dish.

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Rationing

Rationing is the controlled distribution of scarce resources, goods, or services, or an artificial restriction of demand.

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Röyksopp

Röyksopp are a Norwegian electronic music duo from Tromsø, formed in 1998.

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Røros

(Plassje) is a town and municipality in Sør-Trøndelag county, Norway.

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Rechtsstaat

Rechtsstaat (Rechtsstaat, Rechtsstaat) is a doctrine in continental European legal thinking, originally borrowed from German jurisprudence, that can be translated as "legal state", "state of law", "state of justice", "state of rights", or "state based on justice and integrity".

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Red–green alliance

In politics, a red–green alliance or red–green coalition is an alliance of "red" social-democratic or democratic socialist parties with "green" environmentalist or sometimes Nordic agrarian parties.

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Referendum

A referendum (in some countries synonymous with plebiscite — or a vote on a ballot question) is a direct vote in which an entire electorate is asked to vote on a particular proposal.

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Reformation in Denmark–Norway and Holstein

The Reformation in Denmark–Norway and Holstein was the transition from Roman Catholicism to Lutheranism in the realms ruled by the Copenhagen-based House of Oldenburg in the first half of the sixteenth century.

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Regjeringskvartalet

Regjeringskvartalet (the Government quarter) is a collection of buildings in the centre of Norwegian capital city Oslo housing several of the offices of the Government of Norway.

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Reichskommissar

Reichskommissar (rendered as Commissioner of the Empire or as Reich - or Imperial Commissioner), in German history, was an official gubernatorial title used for various public offices during the period of the German Empire and the Nazi Third Reich.

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Reindeer

The reindeer (Rangifer tarandus), also known as caribou in North America, is a species of deer with circumpolar distribution, native to Arctic, Subarctic, tundra, boreal and mountainous regions of northern Europe, Siberia, and North America.

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Reporters Without Borders

Reporters Without Borders (RWB), or Reporters Sans Frontières (RSF), is a France-based international non-profit, non-governmental organization that promotes and defends freedom of information and freedom of the press.

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Representative democracy

Representative democracy (also indirect democracy or psephocracy) is a variety of democracy founded on the principle of elected officials representing a group of people, as opposed to direct democracy.

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Reuters

Reuters is an international news agency headquartered in Canary Wharf, London, England, United Kingdom and a division of Thomson Reuters.

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Right to education

The right to education is a universal entitlement to education.

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Right to work

The right to work is the concept that people have a human right to work, or engage in productive employment, and may not be prevented from doing so.

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Rihanna

Robyn Rihanna Fenty (born February 20, 1988), is a Barbadian singer, fashion designer and songwriter.

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Rikard Nordraak

Rikard Nordraak (12 June 1842 – 20 March 1866) was a Norwegian composer.

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Ringsaker

is a municipality in Hedmark county, Norway.

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Road

A road is a thoroughfare, route, or way on land between two places that has been paved or otherwise improved to allow travel by some conveyance, including a horse, cart, bicycle, or motor vehicle.

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Road transport

Road transport (British English) or road transportation (American English) is the transport of passengers or goods on roads.

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Rock carvings at Alta

The Rock art of Alta (Helleristningene i Alta) are located in and around the municipality of Alta in the county of Finnmark in northern Norway.

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Rogaland

Rogaland is a county in Western Norway, bordering Hordaland, Telemark, Aust-Agder and Vest-Agder.

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Rolf Jacobsen (poet)

Rolf Jacobsen (8 March 1907 – 20 February 1994) could be said to be the first modernist writer in Norway.

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Roman Catholicism in Norway

Roman Catholicism in Norway is part of the worldwide Catholic Church, under the spiritual leadership of the Pope, the Curia in Rome and the Scandinavian Bishops Conference.

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Romani language

Romani (also Romany, Gypsy, or Gipsy; romani ćhib) is any of several languages of the Romani people belonging to the Indo-Aryan branch of the Indo-European language family.

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Romani people

The Romani (also spelled Romany), or Roma, are a traditionally itinerant ethnic group living mostly in Europe and the Americas, who originate from the northwestern regions of the Indian subcontinent.

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Romantic nationalism

Romantic nationalism (also national romanticism, organic nationalism, identity nationalism) is the form of nationalism in which the state derives its political legitimacy as an organic consequence of the unity of those it governs.

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Romanticism

Romanticism (also the Romantic era or the Romantic period) was an artistic, literary, and intellectual movement that originated in Europe toward the end of the 18th century and in most areas was at its peak in the approximate period from 1800 to 1850.

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Romsdalsfjord

Romsdalsfjorden is the ninth longest fjord in Norway.

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Rotherhithe

Rotherhithe is a residential district in southeast London, England, and part of the London Borough of Southwark.

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Royal descent

A royal descent is a lineal descent from a past or present monarch.

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Royal Norwegian Air Force

The Royal Norwegian Air Force (RNoAF) (Luftforsvaret) is the air force of Norway.

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Royal Norwegian Navy

The Royal Norwegian Navy (Norwegian: Sjøforsvaret, "the naval defence (forces)") is the branch of the Norwegian Armed Forces responsible for naval operations of the state of Norway.

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Royal Palace, Oslo

The Royal Palace (Slottet or formally Det kongelige slott) in Oslo was built in the first half of the 19th century as the Norwegian residence of the French King Charles III of Sweden, who reigned as king of Norway and Sweden.

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Runes

Runes (Proto-Norse: (runo), Old Norse: rún) are the letters in a set of related alphabets known as runic alphabets, which were used to write various Germanic languages before the adoption of the Latin alphabet and for specialised purposes thereafter.

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Russia

Russia (Ru-Россия.ogg), also officially known as the Russian Federation (a), is a country in northern Eurasia.

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Russian language

Russian (ру́сский язы́к, russkiy yazyk, pronounced) is an East Slavic language and an official language in Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, and Kyrgyzstan.

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Salmon

Salmon is the common name for several species of fish in the family Salmonidae.

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Same-sex marriage

Same-sex marriage, also known as gay marriage, is marriage between people of the same sex, either as a secular civil ceremony or in a religious setting.

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Same-sex marriage in Norway

Same-sex marriage became legally recognized in Norway on 1 January 2009, when a gender neutral marriage bill was enacted after being passed by the Norwegian legislature in June 2008.

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Sami Parliament of Norway

The Sami Parliament of Norway (Sametinget, Sámediggi, Sámedigge, Saemiedigkie, Sää´mte´ǧǧ) is the representative body for people of Sami heritage in Norway.

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Sami people

The Sami people (also Sámi or Saami), traditionally known in English as Lapps or Laplanders, are an indigenous Finno-Ugric people inhabiting the Arctic area of Sápmi, which today encompasses parts of far northern Norway, Sweden, Finland, the Kola Peninsula of Russia, and the border area between south and middle Sweden and Norway.

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Sami shamanism

Sami shamanism is shamanism as practiced by the Sami people.

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Sandefjord

is a city and municipality in Vestfold county, Norway.

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Sandstone

Sandstone (sometimes known as arenite) is a clastic sedimentary rock composed mainly of sand-sized minerals or rock grains.

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Sarpsborg

Sarpsborg is a city and municipality in Østfold county, Norway.

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Sápmi

Sápmi, in English commonly known as Lapland, is the cultural region traditionally inhabited by the Sami people, traditionally known in English as Lapps.

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Scandinavia

Scandinavia is a historical and cultural-linguistic region in Northern Europe characterized by a common ethno-cultural North Germanic heritage and related languages.

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Scandinavian Airlines

Scandinavian Airlines or SAS, previously Scandinavian Airlines System, with the legal name Scandinavian Airlines System Denmark-Norway-Sweden, is the flag carrier of Sweden, Norway and Denmark, and the largest airline in Scandinavia.

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Scandinavian Peninsula

The Scandinavian Peninsula (Skandinavian Niemimaa; Norwegian Skandinaviske Halvøy; Norwegian Skandinaviske Halvøya; Skandinaviska Halvön) is a peninsula in Northern Europe, which today covers Norway, Sweden and most of northern Finland.

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Scandoromani language

Scandoromani (romani, romani, romani rakripa alt. tavringens rakripa), also known as Tavringer Romani and the Tattare language, is a North Germanic based Para-Romani.

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Schengen Agreement

The Schengen Agreement led to the creation of Europe's borderless Schengen Area.

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Schengen Area

The Schengen Area is the area comprising 26 European countries that have abolished passport and any other type of border control at their common borders, also referred to as internal borders.

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Seafood

Seafood is any form of sea life regarded as food by humans.

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Separation of church and state

The separation of church and state is a description for the distance in the relationship between organized religion and the nation state.

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Separation of powers

The separation of powers, often imprecisely used interchangeably with the trias politica principle, is a model for the governance of a state (or who controls the state).

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Seventh-day Adventist Church

The Seventh-day Adventist Church is a Protestant Christian denomination distinguished by its observance of Saturday, the original seventh day of the Judeo-Christian week, as the Sabbath, and by its emphasis on the imminent Second Coming (advent) of Jesus Christ.

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Shakira

Shakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll (born February 2, 1977) is a Colombian singer, songwriter, dancer, record producer, choreographer, and model.

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Shamanism

Shamanism is a practice that involves a practitioner reaching altered states of consciousness in order to perceive and interact with a spirit world and channel these transcendental energies into this world.

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Sheep

Sheep (Ovis aries) are quadrupedal, ruminant mammals typically kept as livestock.

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Shia Islam

Shia (شيعة Shīʿah), an abbreviation of Shīʻatu ʻAlī (شيعة علي, "followers/party of Ali"), is a denomination of Islam which holds that the Islamic prophet Muhammad's proper successor as Caliph was his son-in-law and cousin Ali ibn Abi Talib.

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Ship

A ship is a large buoyant watercraft.

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Ship transport

Ship transport is watercraft carrying people (passengers) or goods (cargo).

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Sigrid Undset

Sigrid Undset (20 May 1882 – 10 June 1949) was a Norwegian novelist who was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1928.

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Sigurd Hoel

Sigurd Hoel (14 December 1890 - 14 October 1960) was a Norwegian author and publishing consultant, born in Nord-Odal.

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Sikhism

Sikhism, or Sikhi (from Sikh, meaning a disciple, or a learner), is a monotheistic religion founded in South Asia in the 15th century.

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Skagerrak

The Skagerrak is a strait running between the southeast coast of Norway, the southwest coast of Sweden, and the Jutland peninsula of Denmark, connecting the North Sea and the Kattegat sea area, which leads to the Baltic Sea.

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Skald

The term skald (or skáld) meaning ‘poet’, is generally used for poets who composed at the courts of Scandinavian and Icelandic leaders during the Viking Age and Middle Ages.

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Ski jumping

Ski jumping is a form of Nordic skiing in which athletes descend a specially constructed takeoff ramp (known as the inrun), jump from the end of it (the table) with as much power as they can generate, and "fly" as far as possible down a steeply sloped hill.

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Skien

Skien is a city and municipality in Telemark county, Norway.

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Slate

Slate is a fine-grained, foliated, homogeneous metamorphic rock derived from an original shale-type sedimentary rock composed of clay or volcanic ash through low-grade regional metamorphism.

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Smalahove

Smalahove (also called smalehovud or skjelte) is a Western Norwegian traditional dish made from a sheep's head, originally eaten before Christmas.

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Snow

Snow is precipitation in the form of flakes of crystalline water ice that falls from clouds.

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Social science

Social science is a major category of academic disciplines, concerned with society and the relationships among individuals within a society.

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Social security

Social security is a concept enshrined in Article 22 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, which states: Everyone, as a member of society, has the right to social security and is entitled to realization, through national effort and international co-operation and in accordance with the organization and resources of each State, of the economic, social and cultural rights indispensable for his dignity and the free development of his personality.

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Socialist Left Party (Norway)

The Socialist Left Party (Sosialistisk Venstreparti, Sosialistalas Gurutbellodat) or SV, is a democratic socialist political party in Norway.

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Socially responsible investing

Socially responsible investing (SRI), also known as sustainable, socially conscious, "green" or ethical investing, is any investment strategy which seeks to consider both financial return and social good.

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Sociology

Sociology is the scientific study of social behavior, including its origins, development, organization, and institutions.

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Sognefjord

The Sognefjord or Sognefjorden is the largest and most well known fjord in Norway and the third longest in the world (behind the Scoresby Sund and Greely Fiord).

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Somalis

Somalis (Soomaali, صومال) are an ethnic group inhabiting the Horn of Africa (Somali Peninsula).

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Sophus Lie

Marius Sophus Lie (17 December 1842 – 18 February 1899) was a Norwegian mathematician.

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South Norway

South Norway (nor: Sør-Norge, n.sam: Lulli-Norga) is the southern third of Norway, consisting of the regions Vestlandet, Østlandet and Sørlandet.

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South Pole

The South Pole, also known as the Geographic South Pole, Celestial South Pole, or Terrestrial South Pole, is one of the two points where the Earth's axis of rotation intersects its surface (also see Celestial pole).

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Southern Norway

Southern Norway (Sørlandet) (lit. "south country") is the geographical region (landsdel) of the Skagerrak coast of southern Norway consisting of the two counties of Vest-Agder and Aust-Agder.

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Southern Sami language

Southern Sami (Åarjelsaemien gïele) is the southwestern-most of the Sami languages.

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Sovereign state

In international law, a sovereign state is a nonphysical juridical entity that is represented by one centralized government that has sovereignty over a geographic area.

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Sovereign wealth fund

A sovereign wealth fund (SWF) is a state-owned investment fund investing in real and financial assets such as stocks, bonds, real estate, precious metals, or in alternative investments such as private equity fund or hedge funds.

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Spanish language

Spanish (español), also called Castilian, is a Romance language that originated in the Castile region of Spain and today has hundreds of millions of native-speakers.

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Sperm whale

The sperm whale (Physeter macrocephalus), or cachalot, is the largest of the toothed whales and the largest toothed predator.

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Spies Like Us

Spies Like Us is a 1985 American comedy film directed by John Landis and starring Chevy Chase, Dan Aykroyd, Steve Forrest, and Donna Dixon.

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Stagflation

In economics, stagflation, a portmanteau of stagnation and inflation, is a situation in which the inflation rate is high, the economic growth rate slows, and unemployment remains steadily high.

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Standard Chinese

Standard Chinese, also known as Modern Standard Mandarin and Putonghua, sometimes simply referred to as "Mandarin", is a standard language that is the sole official language of both China and Taiwan, and also one of the four official languages of Singapore.

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Standard gauge

The standard gauge (also Stephenson gauge after George Stephenson, International gauge or normal gauge) is a widely used railway track gauge.

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Stargate (production team)

Stargate is a Norwegian record producing and songwriting team, composed of Tor Erik Hermansen (born 14 October 1972) and Mikkel Storleer Eriksen (born in 1972), based in New York City.

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Starvation

Starvation is a severe deficiency in caloric energy intake.

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State budget of Norway

The State budget of Norway (Statsbudsjettet) is a budget passed by the Norwegian legislature, Storting, each year.

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State's Direct Financial Interest

State's Direct Financial Interest (SDFI) (Norwegian: Statens direkte økonomiske engasjement (SDØE)) is a portfolio of the Norwegian government's directly owned exploration and production licenses for petroleum and natural gas on the Norwegian continental shelf.

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Statistics Canada

Statistics Canada (Statistique Canada), which was formed in 1971, is the Canadian federal government agency commissioned with producing statistics to help better understand Canada, its population, resources, economy, society, and culture.

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Statistics Norway

Statistics Norway (Statistisk sentralbyrå, abbreviated to SSB) is the Norwegian statistics bureau.

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Statkraft

Statkraft is a Norwegian state owned electricity company.

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Statoil

Statoil ASA,, is a Norwegian multinational oil and gas company headquartered in Stavanger, Norway.

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Stavanger

Stavanger is a city and municipality in Norway.

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Stave church

A stave church is a medieval wooden Christian church building once common in north-western Europe.

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Stein Mehren

Stein Mehren (born 16 May 1935) is a Norwegian poet, author, essayist and playwright.

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Stein Rokkan

Stein Rokkan (July 4, 1921 – July 22, 1979) was a Norwegian political scientist and sociologist.

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Steinkjer

Steinkjer is a city and municipality in the Nord-Trøndelag county, Norway.

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Stjørdal

is a municipality in Nord-Trøndelag county, Norway.

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Stone Age

The Stone Age is a broad prehistoric period during which stone was widely used to make implements with a sharp edge, a point, or a percussion surface.

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Storting

The Storting (Stortinget, "the great thing" or "the great council") is the supreme legislature of Norway, established in 1814 by the Constitution of Norway.

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Strasbourg

Strasbourg (Lower Alsatian: Strossburi) is the capital and principal city of the Alsace region in north eastern France and is the official seat of the European Parliament.

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Subantarctic

The Subantarctic is a region in the southern hemisphere, located immediately north of the Antarctic region.

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Subarctic climate

The subarctic climate (also called subpolar climate or boreal climate) is a climate characterised by long, usually very cold winters, and short, cool to mild summers.

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Sun

The Sun (in Greek: Helios, in Latin: Sol) is the star at the center of the Solar System and is by far the most important source of energy for life on Earth.

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Sunni Islam

Sunni Islam is a denomination of Islam which holds that the Islamic prophet Muhammad's proper successor as Caliph was his father-in-law Abu Bakr.

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Supersilent

Supersilent is a Norwegian avant-garde-improvisational music group formed at Nattjazz in Bergen in 1997 when the trio Veslefrekk was asked to play with Deathprod.

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Supreme Court of Norway

The Supreme Court of Norway (Norwegian Bokmål: (Norges) Høyesterett; Norwegian Nynorsk: (Noregs) Høgsterett; lit. ‘Highest Court’) was established in 1815 on the basis article 88 in the Constitution of the Kingdom of Norway, which prescribes an independent judiciary.

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Svalbard

Svalbard (formerly known by its Dutch name Spitsbergen) is a Norwegian archipelago in the Arctic Ocean.

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Svalbard and Jan Mayen

Svalbard and Jan Mayen (Svalbard og Jan Mayen, ISO 3166-1 alpha-2: SJ, ISO 3166-1 alpha-3: SJM, ISO 3166-1 numeric: 744) is a statistical designation defined by ISO 3166-1 of two parts of Norway under separate jurisdictions—Svalbard and Jan Mayen.

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Svalbard Treaty

The Treaty between Norway, The United States of America, Denmark, France, Italy, Japan, the Netherlands, Great Britain and Ireland and the British overseas Dominions and Sweden concerning Spitsbergen, signed in Paris 9 February 1920, commonly called the Svalbard Treaty or the Spitsbergen Treaty, recognises the sovereignty of Norway over the Arctic archipelago of Svalbard, at the time called Spitsbergen.

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Sweden

Sweden (Sverige), officially the Kingdom of Sweden (Swedish), is a Scandinavian country in Northern Europe.

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Swedish language

Swedish is a North Germanic language, spoken natively by about 9 million people predominantly in Sweden and parts of Finland, where it has equal legal standing with Finnish.

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Swedish–Norwegian War (1814)

The Swedish–Norwegian War, also known as the Campaign against Norway (Fälttåget mot Norge), or the War with Sweden 1814 (Krigen med Sverige 1814); was a war fought between Sweden and Norway in the summer of 1814.

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Tarjei Vesaas

Tarjei Vesaas (20 August 1897, Vinje - 15 March 1970) was a Norwegian poet and novelist.

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Tønsberg

Tønsberg is a municipality in Vestfold county, southern Norway, located around south-southwest of Oslo on the western coast of the Oslofjord near its mouth onto the Skagerrak.

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Telenor

Telenor Group is a Norwegian multinational telecommunications company headquartered at Fornebu in Bærum, close to Oslo.

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Telephone numbers in Norway

Before 1992, telephone numbers would consist of a 2 or 3-digit area code, and a 5 or 6-digit subscriber number.

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Temple (Germanic paganism)

There is some evidence of temple buildings used as cult sites in Germanic paganism.

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Terje Rypdal

Terje Rypdal (born 23 August 1947 in Oslo, Norway) is a Norwegian guitarist and composer.

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The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (the LDS Church or, informally, the Mormon Church) is a Christian restorationist church that is considered by its followers to be the restoration of the original church founded by Jesus Christ.

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The Economist

The Economist is an English-language weekly newspaper owned by the Economist Group and edited in offices in London.

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The Empire Strikes Back

The Empire Strikes Back (also known as Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back) is a 1980 American epic space opera film directed by Irvin Kershner.

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The Golden Compass (film)

The Golden Compass is a 2007 British-American fantasy-adventure film based on Northern Lights, the first novel in Philip Pullman's trilogy His Dark Materials.

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The Heroes of Telemark

The Heroes of Telemark is a British 1965 Eastman Color war film directed by Anthony Mann based on the true story of the Norwegian heavy water sabotage during World War II.

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The Huffington Post

The Huffington Post (sometimes abbreviated Huff Post or HuffPo) is a liberal-oriented American online news aggregator and blog, that has both localised and international editions founded by Arianna Huffington, Kenneth Lerer, Andrew Breitbart, and Jonah Peretti, featuring columnists.

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The Independent

The Independent is a British national morning newspaper published in London by Independent Print Limited, owned by Alexander Lebedev since 2010.

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The New York Times

The New York Times (NYT) is an American daily newspaper, founded and continuously published in New York City since September 18, 1851, by the New York Times Company.

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The Other Side of Sunday

The Other Side of Sunday (Søndagsengler) is a Norwegian film from 1996 directed by Berit Nesheim, starring Marie Theisen and Bjørn Sundquist.

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The Pinchcliffe Grand Prix

The Pinchcliffe Grand Prix (Flåklypa Grand Prix) is a Norwegian stop motion-animated feature film directed by Ivo Caprino.

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The Scream

The Scream (Skrik) is the popular name given to each of four versions of a composition, created as both paintings and pastels, by the Expressionist artist Edvard Munch between 1893 and 1910.

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The Telegraphist

The Telegraphist (Telegrafisten) is a 1993 Norwegian film directed by Erik Gustavson.

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The Wild Duck

The Wild Duck (original Norwegian title: Vildanden) is an 1884 play by the Norwegian playwright Henrik Ibsen.

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Thing (assembly)

A thing (Old Norse, Old English and Icelandic: þing; German, Dutch: ding; modern Scandinavian languages: ting) was the governing assembly of a Germanic society, made up of the free people of the community presided over by lawspeakers.

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Thomas Mathiesen

Thomas Mathiesen (born 5 October 1933) is a Norwegian sociologist.

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Topography

Topography is a field of geoscience and planetary science comprising the study of surface shape and features of the Earth and other observable astronomical objects including planets, moons, and asteroids.

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Tore Schei

Tore Schei (born 19 February 1946) is the 19th and current Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Norway, his term having started on 1 August 2002.

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Tove Stang Dahl

Tove Stang Dahl (9 November 1938 – 11 February 1993) (née Tove Thiis Stang) was a Norwegian legal scholar, criminologist, Professor of Law at the Faculty of Law, University of Oslo from 1988 until her death, and a pioneer of feminist jurisprudence.

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Trade union

A trade union (British EnglishAustralian EnglishNew Zealand EnglishSouth African English / Caribbean English; also trades union), labour union (Canadian English) or labor union (American English) is an organization of workers who have come together to achieve common goals such as protecting the integrity of its trade, improving safety standards, achieving higher pay and benefits such as health care and retirement, increasing the number of employees an employer assigns to complete the work, and better working conditions.

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Trafalgar Square

Trafalgar Square is a public space and tourist attraction in central London, built around the area formerly known as Charing Cross.

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Transparency (market)

In economics, a market is transparent if much is known by many about.

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Trøndelag

Trøndelag is a geographical region in the central part of Norway, consisting of the two counties Nord-Trøndelag and Sør-Trøndelag.

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Trøndelag Commuter Rail

The Trøndelag Commuter Rail (NSB Lokaltog Trøndelag, previously Trønderbanen) is a commuter train service operating in Nord-Trøndelag and Sør-Trøndelag, Norway.

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Treaty

A treaty is an agreement under international law entered into by actors in international law, namely sovereign states and international organizations.

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Treaty of Kiel

The Treaty of Kiel (Norwegian: Kieltraktaten) or Peace of Kiel (Norwegian: Kielfreden or freden i Kiel) was concluded between the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and the Kingdom of Sweden on one side and the Kingdoms of Denmark and Norway on the other side on 14 January 1814 in Kiel.

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Tree

In botany, a tree is a perennial plant with an elongated stem, or trunk, supporting branches and leaves in most species.

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Tribal chief

A tribal chief is the leader of a tribal society or chiefdom.

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Tribe

A Tribe is viewed, historically or developmentally, as a social group existing before the development of, or outside of, states.

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Tributary state

The term tributary state refers to one of the two main ways in which a pre-modern state might be subordinate to a more powerful state.

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Troms

Troms ('Romsa', Tromssa) is a county in Northern Norway.

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Tromsø

Tromsø (Romsa; Tromssa) is a city and municipality in Troms county, Norway.

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Trondheim

Trondheim, historically Kaupangen, Nidaros and Trondhjem, is a city and municipality in Sør-Trøndelag county, Norway.

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Trondheimsfjord

The Trondheimsfjord (Trondheimsfjorden), an inlet of the Norwegian Sea, is Norway's third longest fjord at long.

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Trout

Trout is the common name for a number of species of freshwater fish belonging to the genera Oncorhynchus, Salmo and Salvelinus, all of the subfamily Salmoninae of the family Salmonidae.

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Truls Mørk

Truls Olaf Otterbech Mørk (born 25 April 1961) is a Norwegian cellist.

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Trygve Haavelmo

Trygve Magnus Haavelmo (13 December 1911 – 28 July 1999), born in Skedsmo, Norway, was an influential economist with main research interests centered on the fields of econometrics.

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Tundra

In physical geography, tundra is type of biome where the tree growth is hindered by low temperatures and short growing seasons.

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Turkish people

Turkish people (Türk milleti), or Turks (Türkler), are a Turkic ethnic group.

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UEFA Euro 2000

The 2000 UEFA European Football Championship, also known as Euro 2000, was the 11th UEFA European Football Championship, which is held every four years and organised by UEFA, association football's governing body in Europe.

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UEFA European Championship

The UEFA European Championship, or simply, The Euros, is the primary association football competition contested by the senior men's national teams of the members of the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA), determining the continental champion of Europe.

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UNESCO

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization is a specialized agency of the United Nations (UN).

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Unicameralism

In government, unicameralism (Latin uni, one + camera, chamber) is the practice of having one legislative or parliamentary chamber.

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Unification of Norway

Unification of Norway (Rikssamlingen) is a romantic nationalist term referring to the process by which Norway merged from several petty kingdoms into a single kingdom—today's Kingdom of Norway.

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Union between Sweden and Norway

Sweden and Norway or Sweden–Norway (Svensk-norska unionen; Den svensk-norske union), officially the United Kingdoms of Sweden and Norway, was a personal union of the separate kingdoms of Sweden and Norway under a common monarch and common foreign policy from 1814 to 1905, before Sweden accepted Norway's leaving the union.

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Unitary state

A unitary state is a state governed as one single power in which the central government is ultimately supreme and any administrative divisions (subnational units) exercise only powers that their central government chooses to delegate.

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United Kingdom

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain, is a sovereign state in Europe.

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United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland was established on 1 January 1801 under the terms of the Acts of Union 1800, by which the nominally separate kingdoms of Great Britain and Ireland were united.

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United Nations

The United Nations (UN) is an intergovernmental organization to promote international co-operation.

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United Nations Development Programme

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is the United Nations' global development network.

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United Press International

United Press International (UPI) is an international news agency, whose newswires, photo, news film and audio services provided news material to thousands of newspapers, magazines and radio and television stations for most of the 20th century.

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United States

The United States of America (USA), commonly referred to as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major territories and various possessions.

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United States Constitution

The United States Constitution is the supreme law of the United States of America.

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United States Declaration of Independence

The Declaration of Independence is the statement adopted by the Continental Congress meeting at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on July 4, 1776, which announced that the thirteen American colonies, then at war with Great Britain, regarded themselves as thirteen newly independent sovereign states, and no longer a part of the British Empire.

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Units of transportation measurement

The units of transportation measurement describes the unit of measurement used to measure the quantity and traffic of transportation used in transportation statistics, planning, and their related fields.

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Universal health care

Universal health care, sometimes referred to as universal health coverage, universal coverage, or universal care, usually refers to a health care system which provides health care and financial protection to all citizens of a particular country.

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Universal suffrage

Universal suffrage (also universal adult suffrage, general suffrage or common suffrage) consists of the extension of the right to vote to adult citizens (or subjects), though it may also mean extending that right to minors (Demeny voting) and non-citizens.

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University college

The term "university college" is used in a number of countries to denote college institutions that provide tertiary education but do not have full or independent university status.

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University of Minnesota Press

The University of Minnesota Press is a university press that is part of the University of Minnesota.

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University of Oslo

The University of Oslo (Universitetet i Oslo), until 1939 named the Royal Frederick University (Det Kongelige Frederiks Universitet), is the oldest, largest and most prestigious university in Norway, located in the Norwegian capital of Oslo.

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Upper Paleolithic

The Upper Paleolithic (or Upper Palaeolithic, Late Stone Age) is the third and last subdivision of the Paleolithic or Old Stone Age as it is understood in Europe, Africa and Asia.

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Uralic languages

The Uralic languages (sometimes called Uralian languages) constitute a language family of some 38 languages spoken by approximately 25 million people.

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Urnes Stave Church

Urnes Stave Church (Urnes stavkyrkje) is a 12th-century stave church at Ornes, along the Lustrafjorden in the municipality of Luster in Sogn og Fjordane county, Norway.

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Utøya

Utøya is an island in the Tyrifjorden lake in Hole municipality, in the county of Buskerud, Norway.

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Vaccination

Vaccination is the administration of antigenic material (a vaccine) to stimulate an individual's immune system to develop adaptive immunity to a pathogen.

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Vadsø

Vadsø (Čáhcesuolu; Vesisaari) is a municipality in Finnmark county, Norway.

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Valdemar IV of Denmark

Valdemar IV Atterdag (the epithet meaning "A New Dawn") or Waldemar (c. 1320 – 24 October 1375); Valdemar Atterdag, was King of Denmark from 1340 to 1375.

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Vascular plant

Vascular plants (from Latin vasculum: duct), also known as tracheophytes (from the equivalent Greek term trachea) and also higher plants, form a large group of plants that are defined as those land plants that have lignified tissues (the xylem) for conducting water and minerals throughout the plant.

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Vemork

Vemork is the name of a hydroelectric power plant outside Rjukan in Tinn, Norway.

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Victory in Europe Day

Victory in Europe Day, generally known as V-E Day, VE Day or simply V Day was the public holiday celebrated on 8 May 1945 (7 May in Commonwealth realms) to mark the formal acceptance by the Allies of World War II of Nazi Germany's unconditional surrender of its armed forces.

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Vidkun Quisling

Vidkun Abraham Lauritz Jonssøn Quisling (18 July 1887 – 24 October 1945) was a Norwegian military officer and politician.

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Viking Age

The Viking Age is the period A.D. 793–1066 in European history, especially Northern European and Scandinavian history, following the Germanic Iron Age.

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Vikings

Vikings (Norwegian and Vikinger; Swedish and Vikingar; Víkingar), from Old Norse víkingr, were Germanic Norse seafarers, speaking the Old Norse language, who raided and traded from their Scandinavian homelands across wide areas of northern and central Europe, as well as European Russia, during the late 8th to late 11th centuries.

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Vikings (TV series)

Vikings is an Irish-Canadian historical drama television series written and created by Michael Hirst for the television channel History.

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Vilhelm Aubert

Johan Vilhelm Aubert (7 June 1922 – 19 July 1988) was an influential Norwegian sociologist.

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Voss

is a municipality and a traditional district in Hordaland county, Norway.

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Waffen-SS

The Waffen-SS (Armed SS) was created as the armed wing of the Nazi Party's Schutzstaffel (SS, "Protective Squadron"), and gradually developed into a multi-ethnic and multi-national military force of Nazi Germany.

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Walt Disney World

The Walt Disney World Resort, informally known as Walt Disney World or simply Disney World, is an entertainment complex in Bay Lake, Florida (mailing address is Lake Buena Vista, Florida), near Kissimmee and Orlando and is the flagship of Disney's worldwide corporate empire.

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War in Afghanistan (2001–present)

The War in Afghanistan is the period in which the United States invaded Afghanistan after the September 11 attacks.

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Waterford

WaterfordDiscover Waterford, by Eamon McEneaney (2001).

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Weapon

A weapon, arm, or armament is any device used in order to inflict damage or harm to living beings, structures, or systems.

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Welfare state

A welfare state is a concept of government in which the state plays a key role in the protection and promotion of the economic and social well-being of its citizens.

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Western culture

Western culture, sometimes equated with Western civilization, Western lifestyle, or European civilization, is a term used very broadly to refer to a heritage of social norms, ethical values, traditional customs, belief systems, political systems, and specific artifacts and technologies that have some origin or association with Europe, having both indigenous and foreign origin.

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Western Norway

Western Norway (Vestlandet, Vest-Norge, Vest-Noreg) is the region along the Atlantic coast of southern Norway.

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Western Roman Empire

In historiography, the Western Roman Empire consists of the western provinces of the Roman Empire at any one time during which they were administered by a separate independent Imperial court, coequal with (or only nominally subordinate to) that administering the eastern half.

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Whale

Whale is the common name for a widely distributed and diverse group of fully aquatic marine mammals.

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Wibutee

Wibutee (initiated 1998 in Trondheim, originally a trio named Triangle 1996–98) is a jazz band from Norway, mixing influences from current electronic (dance) music, jazz rock and improvisation.

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Women's suffrage

Women's suffrage(also known as woman suffrage or woman's right to vote) is the right of women to vote and to stand for electoral office.

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Workers' Youth League (Norway)

The Workers' Youth League (Arbeidernes Ungdomsfylking, Arbeidaranes Ungdomsfylking, or AUF) is Norway's largest political youth organization and is affiliated with the Norwegian Labour Party.

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World Bank

The World Bank is an international financial institution that provides loans to developing countries for capital programs.

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World Heritage Site

A World Heritage Site is a place (such as a building, city, complex, desert, forest, island, lake, monument, or mountain) that is listed by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) as being of special cultural or physical significance.

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World Trade Organization

The World Trade Organization (WTO) is an intergovernmental organization which regulates international trade.

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World War II

World War II (WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, though related conflicts began earlier.

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Writing system

A writing system is any conventional method of visually representing verbal communication.

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Ylvis

Ylvis is a Norwegian comedy duo consisting of brothers Vegard and Bård Ylvisåker.

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.bv

.bv is the Internet country code top-level domain (ccTLD) reserved for the uninhabited Norwegian dependent territory of Bouvet Island.

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.no

is the Internet country code top-level domain (ccTLD) for Norway.

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.sj

is the Internet country code top-level domain (ccTLD) reserved for the designation Svalbard and Jan Mayen.

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1904 Summer Olympics

The 1904 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the III Olympiad, was an international multi-sport event which was celebrated in St. Louis, Missouri, in the United States from August 29 until September 3, 1904, as part of an extended sports program lasting from July 1 to November 23, 1904, at what is now known as Francis Field on the campus of Washington University in St. Louis.

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1938 FIFA World Cup

The 1938 FIFA World Cup was the third staging of the World Cup, and was held in France from 4 to 19 June 1938.

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1952 Winter Olympics

The 1952 Winter Olympics (Norwegian: Vinter-OL 1952), officially known as the VI Olympic Winter Games (French: Les VIes Jeux olympiques d'hiver), took place in Oslo, Norway, from 14 to 25 February.

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1980 Summer Olympics

The 1980 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XXII Olympiad (r), was an international multi-sport event held in Moscow, Soviet Union, in present day Russia.

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1980 Summer Olympics boycott

The 1980 Summer Olympics boycott of the Moscow Olympics was one part of a number of actions initiated by the United States to protest the Soviet invasion in Afghanistan.

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1994 FIFA World Cup

The 1994 FIFA World Cup was the 15th FIFA World Cup, held in nine cities across the United States from 17 June to 17 July 1994.

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1994 Winter Olympics

The 1994 Winter Olympics (Norwegian: Vinter-OL 1994), officially known as the XVII Olympic Winter Games (French: Les XVIIes Jeux olympiques d'hiver), was a winter multi-sport event celebrated from 12 to 27 February 1994 in and around Lillehammer, Norway.

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1998 FIFA World Cup

The 1998 FIFA World Cup was the 16th FIFA World Cup, the world championship for men's national association football teams.

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2011 Norway attacks

The 2011 Norway attacks were two sequential lone wolf terrorist attacks by Anders Behring Breivik against the government, the civilian population, and a Workers' Youth League (AUF)-run summer camp in Norway on 22 July 2011.

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32nd meridian east

The meridian 32° east of Greenwich is a line of longitude that extends from the North Pole across the Arctic Ocean, Europe, Turkey, Africa, the Indian Ocean, the Southern Ocean, and Antarctica to the South Pole.

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4th meridian east

The meridian 4° east of Greenwich is a line of longitude that extends from the North Pole across the Arctic Ocean, the Atlantic Ocean, Europe, Africa, the Southern Ocean, and Antarctica to the South Pole.

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57th parallel north

The 57th parallel north is a circle of latitude that is 57 degrees north of the Earth's equatorial plane.

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81st parallel north

The 81st parallel north is a circle of latitude that is 81 degrees north of the Earth's equatorial plane, in the Arctic.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Norway

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