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Luleå

[loo-le-aw] /ˈlu lɛˌɔ/
noun
1.
a seaport in NE Sweden, on the Gulf of Bothnia.
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  • He therefore, on the 23d, took leave of the mountainous part of Lapland, and returned by water towards lulea.

  • I took my leave of the old town of Pithoea, and arrived at the more modern one of lulea.

    Lachesis Lapponica Carl von Linn
  • Here however I made no long stay, but proceeded in one day from thence to lulea.

    Lachesis Lapponica Carl von Linn
  • The new town of lulea is very small, situated on a peninsula, encompassed by a kind of bay.

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  • On the shore near old lulea grew Ranunculus minimus parisiensis (R. reptans).

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  • I remained four days at Quickjock to recruit my strength, and afterwards descended the river again to lulea.

    Lachesis Lapponica Carl von Linn
British Dictionary definitions for lulea

Luleå

/Swedish ˈluːləoː/
noun
1.
a port in N Sweden, on the Gulf of Bothnia: industrial and shipbuilding centre; icebound in winter. Pop: 72 608 (2004 est)
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