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Stiklestad (stĭˈkləstäˌ) [key], village, Nord-Trøndelag co., central Norway, on the Trondheimsfjord. In a battle there in 1030, Olaf II (St. Olaf) was slain in an attempt to regain the crown of Norway.

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