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  • proper n. Archaic form of Norway.

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Examples

  • We read that Beowulf “is only a version of Dat Erdmänneken”; that “The Black Bull of Norroway is Beauty and the Beast,” or “is the same story as Eros and Psyche”; that the Norse Mastermaid (or the Gaelic Battle of the Birds and its many congeners and variants) is “the same story as the Greek tale of Jason and Medea.”

    Oriental Myths and Legends by W. W. Gibbings

  • It is another country from the warm summer 'Norroway' which her lively pen and sympathetic observation depict ....

    A Girl's Ride in Iceland

  • IN Norroway, langsyne, there lived a certain lady, and she had three dochters.

    The Blue Fairy Book

  • Wild-Reindeer stalking is hardly so exciting a sport as the evening's verandah talk in Norroway hotels would lead the trustful traveller to suppose.

    The Idler Magazine, Volume III., July 1893 An Illustrated Monthly

  • Scottish crown was his two-year-old grandchild in "Norroway ower the faem."

    Stories of the Border Marches

  • Only the head and throat of this design of Miramon's was lifted from the jumbled trees, for it was requisite of course that the serpent's lower coils should never loose their grip upon the foundations of Norroway.

    Figures of Earth

  • It is but loath I am to poison our mirth with the name of the man Oscar; the deil will hae him to be brandered; he is fast grippit, except he be cast out as an orra-piece, like the smith in the Norroway tale.

    Copper Streak Trail

  • "To Norroway, to Norroway," the most northern limit of Scandinavia, one turns for the first observance of Christmas in Scandinavia, for the keeping of Yule-tide in the land of Odin, of the Vikings, Sagas, midnight sun, and the gorgeous Aurora Borealis.

    Yule-Tide in Many Lands

  • Wild-reindeer stalking is hardly so exciting a sport as the evening's verandah talk in Norroway hotels would lead the trustful traveller to suppose.

    John Ingerfield and Other Stories

  • "Norroway over the Foam," as it used to be called, is a good land to go to and a beautiful land to look upon.

    Peeps at Many Lands: Norway

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