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Godthaab

/ˈɡɔdhɔːb/
noun
1.
the Danish and former official name for Nuuk
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  • It has now a few stations in the godthaab district, and one or two in the extreme south of the country.

    Eskimo Life Fridtjof Nansen
  • Governor Kraul asked me to accompany him aboard the godthaab.

    My Attainment of the Pole Frederick A. Cook
  • Come dreams, and let the sun beam over the snowless strand of godthaab!

    Farthest North Fridtjof Nansen
  • He founded the colony of godthaab, and soon gained the affections of the people.

  • For instance, I can assert of my own knowledge that at Kangek, near godthaab, almost all the hunters possessed it.

    Eskimo Life Fridtjof Nansen
  • Much the most consistent results were those obtained at godthaab by Paulsen .

  • I saw nothing to indicate that any such practice now exists anywhere in the godthaab district.

    Eskimo Life Fridtjof Nansen
  • An inspector at godthaab once sent a woman-boat with its crew into the Ameralik fiord to mow grass for his goats.

    Eskimo Life Fridtjof Nansen
  • But godthaab was a long, long way off still, and to reach it by land was sheer impossibility.

    Fridtjof Nansen Jacob B. Bull

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