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English definition of “Norwegian”

Norwegian

adjective uk   /nɔːˈwiː.dʒən/ us    /nɔːr-/
belonging to or relating to Norway, its people, or its languageNationalities

Norwegian

noun uk   /nɔːˈwiː.dʒən/ us    /nɔːr-/
[C] a person from NorwayNationalities [U] the main language spoken in NorwayNationalities
(Definition of Norwegian from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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