Help support Wordnik by adopting your favorite word!

Definitions

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.

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

  • 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.

    QJ.NET

  • 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.

    QJ.NET

  • 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

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.