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or Ø·re·sund  (œ′rə-sŭn′, -so͝ond′)
A narrow strait between southern Sweden and eastern Denmark connecting the Baltic Sea with the Kattegat.
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(Placename) the Danish name for the Sound Swedish name: Öresund
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(Dan. ˈœ rəˌsʊn)

also Ö•re•sund

(Sw. -ˌsʊnd)

a strait between the Danish island of Zealand and SW Sweden, connecting the Kattegat with the Baltic.
English, The Sound.
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Scandi style Oresund Bridge Sweden and Denmark Made famous by TV thriller The Bridge, the 9.5 mile Oresund link connects Sweden with Denmark across the Oresund strait.
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Sweden introduced passport controls at its border crossings in the autumn of 2015, to manage the large influx of migrants that entered the country across the Oresund Bridge from Denmark, and at ferry ports in the south of the country.
One lead came via a Swedish tabloid, Aftonbladet, which quoted a crew member on a freighter as saying their vessel had a close encounter overnight Friday with the submarine, near the Oresund Bridge, which links Denmark and Sweden.
When the Oresund Bridge was inaugurated in 2000, it physically connected Denmark and Sweden, nations that had been separated since Denmark was invaded from southern Sweden in 1658.
The Oresund region is a transnational metropolitan area that embraces Skane in southern Sweden and the Zealand region of Denmark.
The move came hours after neighboring Sweden enforced (http://www.ibtimes.com/sweden-impose-photo-identity-checks-oresund-bridge-tackle-refugee-crisis-2247345) photo identity checks on travelers from Denmark crossing the Oresund bridge.
He believes the new measures insisted upon by the social democrat-led Swedish government will have a deleterious impact on the Oresund region, which has been evolving into a Scandinavian Silicon Valley.
From Germany, some refugees traveled through Denmark, where the only way to enter Sweden is over the strait known as the Oresund. Migrants and others can cross the strait either by ferry or across the five-mile-long Oresund Bridge from Copenhagen to Malmo in Sweden.
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