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Akureyri

[ah-kuh-rair-ee; Icelandic ah-kyr-ey-ri] /ˈɑ kəˌrɛər i; Icelandic ˈɑ kürˌeɪ rɪ/
noun
1.
a city in N Iceland.
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  • The fogs and thick weather had delayed our arrival at Akureyri by a day.

    Across Iceland William Bisiker
  • The population of Akureyri is under 1000, and is the residence of the Lieutenantp.

    A Girl's Ride in Iceland Ethel Brilliana Alec-Tweedie
  • It is situated some sixty-five miles from Akureyri, and I was told motor fishing-boats went there sometimes.

  • He and the boy had ridden from Akureyri to Reykjavik, while we steamed round the Island.

    A Girl's Ride in Iceland Ethel Brilliana Alec-Tweedie
  • Branch banks will probably be opened at Akureyri, Seydisfjord, and Isafjord.

    A Girl's Ride in Iceland Ethel Brilliana Alec-Tweedie
  • "Copenhagen was the port she sailed for--calling at Akureyri, in Iceland," quietly explained the dominie.

    The Pilots of Pomona Robert Leighton

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