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Hel·sing·ør

 (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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Helsingør

(Danish hɛlseŋˈøːr)
n
(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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Hel•sing•ør

(ˌhɛl sɪŋˈœr)

n.
a seaport on NE Zealand, in NE Denmark: scene of Shakespeare's Hamlet. 56,607. Also called Elsinore.
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Kronborg (or Hamlet's) Castle in Helsingoer (Elsinore), which once exacted tribute from passing ships, holds furniture and art collections of the period and hosts touring summer productions of Shakespearean works.
Earlier, Foreign Secretary Jack Straw, attending an EU foreign ministers' meeting in Helsingoer, Denmark, said that Saddam could significantly reduce the chances of a military strike by re-admitting UN weapons inspectors.
Since the end of March, a robot called Toptrac, tel:+49 (0) 2052 961061, has been successfully working at Moellens Broed A/S of Helsingoer, Denmark.

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