Norwegian name of Spitsbergen.
a Norwegian archipelago in the Arctic Ocean, about 650 km (400 miles) north of Norway: consists of the main group (Spitsbergen, North East Land, Edge Island, Barents Island, and Prince Charles Foreland) and a number of outlying islands; sovereignty long disputed but granted to Norway in 1920; coal mining. Administrative centre: Longyearbyen. Pop: 1970 (2013 est). Area: 62 050 sq km (23 958 sq miles) Also called Spitsbergen
noun, Linguistics. 1. the process of inserting vowel sounds into a consonant cluster, as in a loanword to make it conform to the pattern of the speaker’s language and, hence, more easily pronounceable, as in the Italian pronunciation [lahn-tsee-ke-nek-kaw] /ˌlɑn tsi kɛˈnɛk kɔ/ (Show IPA) for German Landsknecht [lahnts-knekht] /ˈlɑntsˌknɛxt/ (Show IPA).
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