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A city of southern Sweden on the Oresund opposite Copenhagen. An important trade and shipping center during the Hanseatic period, it passed from Denmark to Sweden in 1658.
Malmö(ˈmælməʊ; Swedish ˈmalmøː)
(Placename) a port in S Sweden, on the Sound: part of Denmark until 1658; industrial centre. Pop: 268 971 (2004 est)
Malm•ö(ˈmæl moʊ, ˈmɑl mœ)
a seaport in S Sweden, on Øresund opposite Copenhagen, Denmark. 245,699.