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 (hĕl′sĭng-ûr′, -œr′) also El·si·nore (ĕl′sə-nôr′)
A city of eastern Denmark north of Copenhagen on the Oresund. It is famous as the setting for Shakespeare's Hamlet.
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(Danish hɛlseŋˈøːr)
(Placename) a port in NE Denmark, in NE Zealand: site of Kronborg Castle (16th century), famous as the scene of Shakespeare's Hamlet. Pop: 35 002 (2004 est). English name: Elsinore
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(ˌhɛl sɪŋˈœr)

a seaport on NE Zealand, in NE Denmark: scene of Shakespeare's Hamlet. 56,607. Also called Elsinore.
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