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Noun1.Helsingfors - the capital and largest city of FinlandHelsingfors - the capital and largest city of Finland; located in southern Finland; a major port and commercial and cultural center
Finland, Republic of Finland, Suomi - republic in northern Europe; achieved independence from Russia in 1917
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She would have said Helsingfors, but would not repeat the word used by Vronsky.
Worterbuch der Kola-Lappischen Dialekte nebst Sprachproben, Helsingfors 1891; [phrase omitted].
Its capital, Helsinki, sits proud on a peninsula and coastal islands in the Baltic Sea since 1550, when it was established as a trading town by King Gustav I of Sweden as the town of Helsingfors.
In her novel Hagar Olsson describes a couple of young people's journey in the night train express between Abo (Turku) and Helsingfors (Helsinki).
Materialen zur Kenntniss der Wasserfauna in der Umgebung von Helsingfors, mit besonderer Beriicksichtigung der Meeresfauna.
2] Hogskolan Arcada, Jan-Magnus Janssons plats 1, FIN-00550 Helsingfors, Finland.
49) EKLUND, Artur: Svenskt i Finland, Helsingfors, 1914, pp.
VISIT Helsinki was established as a trading town by King Gustav I of Sweden in 1550 as the town of Helsingfors, its Swedish name is still in some use.
1) The sailboat had just completed the first ever successful maritime voyage from the Enisei River in eastern Siberia, through the Kara Sea and the Barents Sea, around the northern coast of Scandinavia to Varde, and then by way of Christiana (Oslo), Stockholm, and Helsingfors (Helsinki) to the Russian capital.
The topics include the bivalent multilingual city of Barcelona, symbolic representation and public image in Ottawa, Helsinki as Helsingfors in a nation of two official languages, two opposing policy mindsets for language planning in Brussels, and a linguistic bridge at Switzerland's language boundary at Biel/Bienne.
For most of its participants--pro-ducers and consumers alike--the Hebrew language and its literature bore the identification marks of the Zionist movement soon after its inception when, in December of 1906 at the Zionist conference in Helsingfors (Helsinki), the Hebrew language was recognized as the language of the Jewish national movement (as opposed to the later 1908 Czernowitz conference, in which Yiddish was declared the cultural language of the Jews).