from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A river of northern Sweden rising near the Norwegian border in Lake Torne and flowing about 402 km (250 mi) generally southeast to the Gulf of Bothnia. It forms the Swedish-Finnish border in its lower course.


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  • Torne (Remarks on a Quite Unusual Cold in Torne_), Vet. -akad.

    The Voyage of the Vega round Asia and Europe, Volume I and Volume II

  • The add-on, called Torne, will apparently reward owners with the "Master of Final Episodes" trophy once they've watched enough final TV show episodes.


  • At the same time, Sony held a press conference in Japan that showed off a new accessory for the PS3, called Torne, that will let users view and record terrestrial digital broadcasts.

    MacNN | The Macintosh News Network

  • The kit, called "Torne", is set to become available in Japan this March.


  • The Buffalo HD-AV500U2/SC and HD-CL500U2/SC are both compatible not only with PS3 but also with the upcoming PlayStation 3 TV Tuner and "Torne" DTV DVR adapter.

    TechFresh, Consumer Electronics Guide

  • A young man who came to Luleå from the south at the end of the sixties, but who was originally from somewhere in the Torne Valley.

    Red Wolf

  • The young man from the Torne Valley went away and worked or studied in a large town down south, then came back to Norrbotten, joined a left-wing group under the name Ragnwald, the ruler with divine power, which suggested a certain megalomania.

    Red Wolf

  • The young man from the Torne Valley who traveled south, but eventually came back to Luleå.

    Red Wolf

  • “Born in Sattajärvi in the Torne Valley in 1948, the son of a Læstadian preacher.”

    Red Wolf

  • About a bloke from the Torne Valley who probably blew up that plane at F21 and went on to become an international terrorist.

    Red Wolf


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