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English translation: summer residence (or summer farm)

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19:43 Jan 20, 2008
Norwegian (Bokmal) to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Construction / Civil Engineering
Norwegian (Bokmal) term or phrase: lystgårdbygning
A building in Drammen that burned down in 1858.
doatley
Norway
Local time: 22:44
English translation:summer residence (or summer farm)
Explanation:
Not a common term, it seems, and spelled in the link below with a normal "a" and not "å". I suggest the term residence or farm for summer occupancy according to the description given on the said link.
Go down the link to the heading "Lystgard".
According to your context you may wish to specify a "building on a summer farm" or some such phrase.
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William [Bill] Gray
Norway
Local time: 22:44
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summer residence (or summer farm)


Explanation:
Not a common term, it seems, and spelled in the link below with a normal "a" and not "å". I suggest the term residence or farm for summer occupancy according to the description given on the said link.
Go down the link to the heading "Lystgard".
According to your context you may wish to specify a "building on a summer farm" or some such phrase.


    Reference: http://www.kongehuset.no/c26990/artikkel/vis.html?tid=27634
William [Bill] Gray
Norway
Local time: 22:44
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