What does smorgasbord mean?

Definitions for smorgasbord
ˈsmɔr gəsˌbɔrd, -ˌboʊrd or, often, ˈʃmɔr-smor·gas·bord

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. assortment, mixture, mixed bag, miscellany, miscellanea, variety, salmagundi, smorgasbord, potpourri, motley(noun)

    a collection containing a variety of sorts of things

    "a great assortment of cars was on display"; "he had a variety of disorders"; "a veritable smorgasbord of religions"

  2. smorgasbord(noun)

    an assortment of foods starting with herring or smoked eel or salmon etc with bread and butter; then cheeses and eggs and pickled vegetables and aspics; finally hot foods; served as a buffet meal

Wiktionary

  1. smorgasbord(Noun)

    A buffet.

  2. smorgasbord(Noun)

    a collection of various things

  3. Origin: From the , a compound of and .

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  1. Smörgåsbord

    Smörgåsbord is a type of Scandinavian meal served buffet-style with multiple cold dishes of various foods on a table, originating in Sweden. In Norway it is called koldtbord, in Denmark it is called det kolde bord, in Iceland it is called hlaðborð, in Finland seisova pöytä, in Estonia rootsi laud, in Latvia Aukstais galds, and in Lithuania Švediškas stalas. Smörgåsbord became internationally known, spelled smorgasbord, at the 1939 New York World's Fair when it was offered at the Swedish Pavilion's "Three Crowns Restaurant." It is typically a celebratory meal and guests can help themselves from a range of dishes laid out for their choice. In a restaurant, the term refers to a buffet-style table laid out with many small dishes from which, for a fixed amount of money, one is allowed to choose as many as one wishes.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of smorgasbord in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of smorgasbord in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of smorgasbord in a Sentence

  1. Jack Gold:

    It's a little bit of a smorgasbord.

  2. A Bartlett Giamatti:

    It is not enough to offer a smorgasbord of courses. We must insure that students are not just eating at one end of the table.

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