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Svalbard Line breaks: Sval|bard
Pronunciation: /ˈsvɑːlbɑː/

Definition of Svalbard in English:

A group of islands in the Arctic Ocean about 640 km (400 miles) north of Norway; population 2,100 (est. 2009). They came under Norwegian sovereignty in 1925. The chief settlement (on Spitsbergen) is Longyearbyen.
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