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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-)
(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-)
the capital of Denmark on the E coast of Zealand. 802,391; with suburbs, 1,380,204. Danish, København.
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|Noun||1.||Copenhagen - the capital and largest city of Denmark; located on the island of Zealand; "Copenhagen is sometimes called the Paris of the North"|