Copenhagen


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Co·pen·ha·gen

 (kō′pən-hā′gən, -hä′-)
The capital and largest city of Denmark, in the eastern part of the country on the eastern coast of Sjaelland. It was a trading and fishing center by the 11th century and became the capital in 1443.

Copenhagen

(ˌkəʊpənˈheɪɡən; -ˈhɑː-; ˈkəʊpənˌheɪ-; -ˌhɑː-)
n
(Placename) the capital of Denmark, a port on Zealand and the Amager Islands on a site inhabited for some 6000 years: exports chiefly agricultural products; iron and steel works; university (1479). Pop: 501 664 (2004 est). Danish name: København

Co•pen•ha•gen

(ˌkoʊ pənˈheɪ gən, -ˈhɑ-, ˈkoʊ pənˌheɪ-, -ˌhɑ-)

n.
the capital of Denmark on the E coast of Zealand. 802,391; with suburbs, 1,380,204. Danish, København.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Copenhagen - the capital and largest city of DenmarkCopenhagen - the capital and largest city of Denmark; located on the island of Zealand; "Copenhagen is sometimes called the Paris of the North"
Danmark, Denmark, Kingdom of Denmark - a constitutional monarchy in northern Europe; consists of the mainland of Jutland and many islands between the North Sea and the Baltic Sea
Translations

Copenhagen

[ˌkəʊpnˈheɪgən] NCopenhague m

Copenhagen

[ˌkəʊpənˈheɪgən] nCopenhague

Copenhagen

nKopenhagen nt

Copenhagen

[ˌkəʊpnˈheɪgn] nCopenhagen f
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I've studied signs, and know their marks; they were taught me two score years ago, by the old witch in Copenhagen.
the dog there had two eyes, each as large as the Round Tower at Copenhagen, spinning round in his head like wheels.
And lo, and behold I there stood all three dogs--the one with eyes as large as saucers, the second with eyes as large as mill-wheels, and the third with eyes each as large as the Round Tower of Copenhagen.
Vincent put into his hands, untrammelled by orders, a division of his fleet, and Sir Hyde Parker gave him two more ships at Copenhagen than he had asked for.
This heroic spirit of daring and endurance, in which all public and private differences were sunk throughout the whole fleet, is Lord Nelson's great legacy, triply sealed by the victorious impress of the Nile, Copenhagen, and Trafalgar.
She would say in Copenhagen, or in Barcelona; having, while making the tour of Europe, spent a couple of days at each of these places.
He still a young man but no longer a young diplomat, as he had entered the service at the age of sixteen, had been in Paris and Copenhagen, and now held a rather important post in Vienna.
The war-cloud grew dark and threatening in April, and on April 17 the Convention of Copenhagen was called.
Just when the printed copies were ready to be published, the British bombarded Copenhagen.
they would cry; yet I must, to please my fancy, continue quite quietly, and add: "But Copenhagen has its East Street.
One of the remarkable things about Copenhagen is how young it is.
STOCKHOLM, Sweden -- SkandiaBanken A/S will become a member of the Copenhagen Stock Exchange as of Monday, January 8.