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 (ōd′n-sə, o͞od′-)
A city of southern Denmark on Fyn Island near the Odense Fjord, an arm of the Kattegat. Founded in the tenth century, Odense is the birthplace of Hans Christian Andersen.
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(Danish ˈoːðənsə)
(Placename) a port in S Denmark, on Funen Island: cathedral founded by King Canute in the 11th century. Pop: 145 554 (2004 est)
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(ˈoʊ ðən sə, ˈoʊ dən-)

a seaport on Fyn island, in S Denmark. 174,016.
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