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Hel·sin·ki

 (hĕl′sĭng′kē, hĕl-sĭng′-)
The capital and largest city of Finland, in the southern part of the country on the Gulf of Finland. Founded in 1550 by Gustav I Vasa of Sweden, it was moved to its present site in 1640. Helsinki passed to Russia along with Finland in 1809 and became capital of Finland in 1812, retaining that status when the country proclaimed its independence in 1917.

Helsinki

(ˈhɛlsɪŋkɪ; hɛlˈsɪŋ-)
n
(Placename) the capital of Finland, a port in the south on the Gulf of Finland: founded by Gustavus I of Sweden in 1550; replaced Turku as capital in 1812, while under Russian rule; university. Pop: 559 330 (2003 est). Swedish name: Helsingfors

Hel•sin•ki

(ˈhɛl sɪŋ ki, hɛlˈsɪŋ-)

n.
the capital of Finland, on the S coast. 490,034. Swedish, Hel•sing•fors (ˈhɛl sɪŋˌfɔrz)
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Helsinki - the capital and largest city of FinlandHelsinki - the capital and largest city of Finland; located in southern Finland; a major port and commercial and cultural center
Finland, Republic of Finland, Suomi - republic in northern Europe; achieved independence from Russia in 1917
Translations

Helsinki

[ˈhelsɪŋkɪ] NHelsinki m

Helsinki

[hɛlˈsɪŋki] nHelsinki

Helsinki

[ˈhɛlsɪŋkɪ] nHelsinki f
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