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  • In the market-place it is the same; also the children, when leaving school, raise their caps to the teacher and call out, "Farvel! farvel!"

    Denmark

  • "Farvel! farvel! farvel!" frequently and rapidly; hats are raised, and handkerchiefs continue waving until the boat can no longer be seen.

    Peeps at Many Lands: Norway

  • "Adieu! farvel!" said the sleepy lout, good-naturedly holding out his hand to give me a parting shake.

    The Land of Thor

  • So, you couldn't blame the President if he decided to say farvel ( "farewell" in Danish) to Copenhagen for the rest of his time in office.

    TIME.com: Top Stories

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